Speaker Profiles

Alexander (Sandy) Taylor

Alexander (Sandy) Taylor


Power Group, SNC-Lavalin

Alexander (Sandy) Taylor is President of SNC-Lavalin’s Power Group. He is responsible for the company's Nuclear, Hydro, Transmission & Distribution and Thermal divisions.

Mr. Taylor joins SNC-Lavalin after 29 years with ABB, where he held a number of senior roles, including Senior Group Vice-President of the Global Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals business unit, and President and CEO of ABB Canada. He brings with him vast experience in numerous engineering sectors, with an excellent track record in a range of power generation and transmission and distribution projects. Mr. Taylor also has significant experience in providing services to industrial and utility clients in Canada and around the world.

Mr. Taylor began his career at Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. in 1979, where he contributed to the successful start-up and operation of various CANDU sites. He joined ABB in 1985 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including his role in expanding the company’s activities across Europe while he was stationed in London.

Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Wajax Corporation.

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