2020 Winner Profile


Andrew Quail

RANK: #5



Last year's CIO 100 leader, Andrew Quail is the Director of IT and Innovation at gas distribution network SGN, where he has overseen an all-in multicloud migration to AWS and Microsoft, alongside a service transformation focused on providing a more responsive and flexible IT operational service for employees.

As a UK critical national infrastructure provider, security has also been a focus area for Quail in 2019 and beyond. He has subsequently deepened relationships with the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and the Department of Business, Energy and Industry Strategy (BEIS).

Quail is also building towards an ambitious net-zero goal for the company. This starts with the publication of a digital transformation strategy, specifically targeted at supporting and enabling the net-zero target through better data sharing and deeper collaboration with wider industry.

LOCATION: Surrey, United Kingdom

INDUSTRY: Utilities