Speakers Bio & Abstract

Malcolm Taylor Head of Technical Information

BiographyMalcolm Taylor is Head of Technical Information for Crossrail in London, UK where he manages a team of over 50 people delivering and enabling information management and technical services. His current responsibilities include: overall programme BIM strategy and implementation; the Crossrail Geographical Information System (GIS); asset information management; technical data management; document control; data handover strategy; and cyber security for business systems. He recently took over the role as Innovation Lead for Crossrail. He also developed and wrote the infrastructure Whole Life Cost Principles for the railway.

His work has focused on using digital technologies and information drivers for better decision making and management of projects through design and construction - and into operation and maintenance.

He is a Chartered Engineer - prior to joining Crossrail he was Rail Director for a major global consultancy working on many UK and international rail projects. He has worked on rail and infrastructure projects around the world, spending 10 years in Hong Kong working on major road and rail infrastructure design and construction across the Far East.

His early years were spent working with contractors on various underground and tunnelling projects.