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Alexander (Sandy) Taylor

President, Nuclear

Alexander (Sandy) Taylor is President of SNC-Lavalin’s global Nuclear sector, which provides deep expertise across the entire nuclear life cycle including reactor new build support and consultancy, operations and maintenance, life extension, decommissioning and waste management in the company’s many geographies, as well as other non-power related nuclear solutions. Mr. Taylor’s oversight includes the design and delivery of CANDU® reactors, the development of advanced fuel technologies for implementation in international markets and small modular reactor (SMR) support. 

Prior to this role, Mr. Taylor was President of SNC-Lavalin’s former Power sector which comprised nuclear as well as hydropower, renewables, conventional power, and transmission & distribution. 

Mr. Taylor joined SNC-Lavalin in 2014 after 29 years with ABB. 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. His expertise spans various engineering sectors, with an excellent track record in power projects and in providing services to industrial and utility clients around the world.

Mr. Taylor began his career at Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) in 1979, where he contributed to the successful start-up and operation of various CANDU sites. 

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.