An accomplished Senior IT leader with a proven track record of IT leadership and delivery with depth and breadth of Oil and Gas industry knowledge. A leader with vision who is able to align IT and business strategies, working as a strategic partner with the business at executive and operational levels. Known for building strong business relationships....
An accomplished Senior IT leader with a proven track record of IT leadership and delivery with depth and breadth of Oil and Gas industry knowledge. A leader with vision who is able to align IT and business strategies, working as a strategic partner with the business at executive and operational levels. Known for building strong business relationships. Management experience in all areas of IT: IT Operations, Applications and Information Management. Experienced in leading multidiscipline teams and driving business results, through innovative solutions and fit for purpose service delivery. Current in strategic IT technology trends with an understanding of which trends will drive significant change or disruption. Skilled in evaluating and explaining the maturity and business benefit of new technology adoption. Strong emotional intelligence and experienced in fostering a culture of ownership, results and collaboration in her teams. An excellent communicator, with strong organizational skills and an ability to influence. Leadership experience: - Business led IT Strategic planning - Information Strategy development - Business Relationship management - Information Management and Analytics - Organizational design - Cultural Change - Roadmap development - Enterprise Architecture - Business Process development - IT Operations and Security Management - Application management - Change management - Program management - IT Transition managementDirector Information Services @ From April 2015 to Present (7 months) Calgary, Canada AreaDirector @ From January 2015 to March 2015 (3 months) Calgary, Canada AreaSenior IT Manager, Business Solutions @ Accountable for the delivery of Business solutions to the core business areas, Oil Sands, Shale Gas and Oil and Global exploration, Information Management at a global level, and the IT relationship with the core business. Business Solutions Leadership Led the definition of the IT strategy, delivery of business process, application, information and analytics solutions and architecture in key business areas: • Operations Excellence roadmaps achieving business results by enabling performance measurement and improvement using data analysis, using technologies to improve production management, schedule and execute maintenance and improve management of reliability • Improvement of Facilities Delivery Execution • Improving the ability of geoscientists to find, trust and use information through data quality management and governance, a core platform to improve cross discipline working and portfolio management technologies Global Information Management • Developed the Information Strategy and Vision and deliver key information capabilities • Implemented Data Governance and Data Quality Management improving the quality of data • Led Information architecture and development of information assets to ensure information is easily found • Enabled analytics to allow ‘Business Insights’ to be identified and improve business performance • Implemented data delivery technologies and address the challenges of volume and velocity of data From August 2008 to October 2014 (6 years 3 months) Calgary, Alberta, CanadaManager, Information Services, UK @ Accountable for the UK Information Services to a user base of 1500 in two offices, two operating platforms and an FPSO, with operations in total producing 220k+bbl/day • Management of all aspects of UK IT achieving reliable stable and cost effective services - Infrastructure, network and communications, IT security operations, Help Desk, Business and Technical Applications delivery, support and maintenance and Information Management • Development of the UK IT strategy and alignment with the business strategy From 2004 to 2008 (4 years) Aberdeen, United KingdomApplication Manager/ Consultant/ Project Manager @ EnCana Aberdeen – Manager, Application Delivery, Support and Maintenance 2002 - 2004 Led the creation and management of the UK Application Delivery, Support and Maintenance team Project Manager/ Consultant on International Assignment with PDVSA, BP, Total, Lasmo 1988 - 2002 From 1988 to 2004 (16 years) Aberdeen, United KingdomBSc. Mathematical Sciences and Computer Studies @ Robert Gordon’s University (Aberdeen, UK) Alison Taylor is skilled in: Project Management, Management, Program Management, IT Strategy, Business Process, Petroleum, Business Intelligence, Business Analysis, Project Planning, Change Management, Enterprise Architecture, Leadership, Business Process..., Oil & Gas, Strategy, Consulting
Director Information Services
April 2015 to Present
Calgary, Canada Area
Taylor Sutherland Associates Inc
January 2015 to March 2015
Calgary, Canada Area
Senior IT Manager, Business Solutions
August 2008 to October 2014
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Manager, Information Services, UK
2004 to 2008
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
EDS now Hewlett-Packard
Application Manager/ Consultant/ Project Manager
1988 to 2004
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
What company does Alison Taylor work for?
Alison Taylor works for Alliance Pipeline
What is Alison Taylor's role at Alliance Pipeline?
Alison Taylor is Director Information Services
What industry does Alison Taylor work in?
Alison Taylor works in the Oil & Energy industry.
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