Alison Taylor is Vice President, Sustainability-Americas. In this position, she is responsible for driving the sustainability program for the...
Alison Taylor is Vice President, Sustainability-Americas. In this position, she is responsible for driving the sustainability program for the Americas and acting as a resource for sustainability initiatives across Siemens’ business sectors. As Siemens expands its sustainability initiatives and strives to improve consistent global implementation of environmental goals, Alison will also be creating and participating in sustainability initiatives to advance knowledge, skills, tools and capabilities company-wide.
In her previous role as Director, Government Affairs, Taylor represented Siemens' position on environmental issues with Congress and the Executive Branch. She developed and promoted legislation and worked with various operating companies within Siemens to develop positions and projects on environmental topics like air quality, emissions, water quality, industrial pollution and climate change.
Prior to joining Siemens, Ms. Taylor was Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for five years, and counsel to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce for six years. Ms. Taylor has been a member of the U.S. delegation to United Nations conferences on Climate Change, Biodiversity, Sustainability and Ozone Layer Depletion.
Prior to her service on Capitol Hill, Ms. Taylor was an equity partner in the Denver-based law firm Davis, Graham and Stubbs, LLC where she specialized in water law, mining law and environmental law. She clerked for several Denver firms and completed an internship during law school for the Honorable John L. Kane, Jr. on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. She has contributed to numerous environmental publications and has been a frequent speaker for American Bar Association courses on environmental subjects.
Ms. Taylor graduated from Duke University with an undergraduate degree in biology, and the University of Denver with a juris doctorate degree. She was Managing Editor of the Denver University Law Review. Ms. Taylor is admitted to the practice of law in the District of Columbia and Colorado.