How the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) is Driving Digital Change
Join me, as I sit down with Nic Granger, Director of Corporate and CFO of the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), to discuss her critical role in overseeing the transformation of the oil, gas, and carbon storage industries in the UK, and how she champions the intersection of tech, diversity, and agility within her organization.
As a woman at the helm of digital transformation, Nic shares her fascinating journey into tech, sparked by her parents’ purchase of a ZX Spectrum. She sheds light on how this early exposure ignited her passion for technology and eventually steered her into the pivotal position she occupies today.
Throughout our conversation, we delve into the significant strides the NSTA is making in fostering a robust digital culture. Nic provides insights into its innovative initiatives, such as its digital academy, digital awareness sessions, and the digital ambassadors program, all of which aim to enhance digital literacy within the NSTA.
We also touch on the crucial role diversity plays within the tech sector and how the NSTA is addressing this issue head-on. Through strategic recruitment and immersive storytelling sessions, they ensure a breadth of views, experiences, and ideas are brought to the table, enriching the overall innovation and problem-solving process.
Nic takes us through the NSTA’s successful implementation of Agile methodologies, underscoring how this has facilitated the swift launch of high-quality products and allowed for their constant improvement based on user feedback.
Finally, we discuss the challenges and strategies involved in driving digital change. Nic shares how she equips other leaders to prioritize projects effectively and the importance of influencing boards and stakeholders on digital and data initiatives. She elaborates on how collaboration is a vital part of digitizing offshore energy in the UK and how the strategic repurposing of data can unlock significant value.
Tune in if you’re interested in digital transformations, agile leadership, and the digital future of the offshore energy sector.