Origins of Progressive TSL
After a successful career in the energy sector at Enterprise Oil and Shell, Progressive TSL was formed in 2004 by Marianne Walcot (our Founder and CFO). Read more about Marianne’s experiences in her profile interview.
Using her expertise and experience of financial systems, and specifically Infor SunSystems, within the energy sector, she quickly built a reputation for on-time delivery, with the added extras of knowledge and understanding of asset-intensive industries and the ability to challenge and push for the right solution for clients.
Her husband Chris, a highly regarded business systems professional, gave up corporate life in a global IT systems provider shortly after to become the CEO of Progressive TSL. Progressive TSL has since diversified to implement HxGN EAM (formerly Infor EAM), Infor OS and IBM Maximo as part of their solution offering – covering all aspects of finance, asset management and supply chain.
Progressive TSL has seen demand for their holistic approach to business solutions grow. They now employ more than 30 experienced, industry specialist consultants, with backgrounds in accountancy, engineering and system administration to deliver on specific aspects of their projects. Most consultants also hold accreditations in Progressive’s partners Infor, IBM and Hexagon products.
We now serve a global client base in asset-intensive sectors, including mining, energy and engineering. The founders still have a presence on all projects.
Progressive TSL's timeline
Infor SunSystems EMEA FY21 Channel Partner of the Year
Awarded Hexagon Gold Channel Partner Status
Awarded IBM Gold Business Partner status for Asset & Operations
- Presented with Infor’s EMEA Net New Business Partner of the Year Award
- Q4 Channel Sales Partner Award from Professional Advantage.
- After a period of sustained growth, Progressive relocated to new, bigger offices on High Holborn
- 2018 Progressive announces Strategic Partnership with Prism Systems Management in Lagos, Nigeria
- Q4 Channel Sales Partner Award from Professional Advantage
- Progressive scales up central Aberdeen office
- Recognised as Infor EAM Partner of the Year
- Progressive TSL awarded IBM Silver Business Partner status
- Progressive moves into their Aberdeen office
- Recognised for Infor MicroVertical Specialised in Oil & Gas and Exploration and Drilling
- Recognised as Infor Top Performing Partner EAM Europe
- Progressive moves to larger London offices on Sicilian Avenue
- Awarded Gold Channel Partner Status by Infor
- Progressive celebrates their 10th birthday!
- Progressive moves to larger London offices on Stratford Place
- Progressive TSL founded in London, UK – read more about our origins in this interview with Founder Marianne Walcot
- We sign our first client – Energy North Sea (ENS)
Asset-intensive industry clients – including mining, energy and engineering
Oil and Gas E&P Companies
Countries worked in
What our clients say
“We have chosen Progressive and SunSystems to support us on our journey. I know first-hand the quality of Progressive’s work – they have implemented SunSystems at a number of other small to medium-sized energy companies, often in challenging locations across the world. I have full confidence that Progressive will deliver.”
Group Financial Controller
“Jersey Electricity has long benefited from Infor EAM to manage our power generation assets. As the business seeks to enhance its capability and operational efficiency by use of the latest technologies and digital solutions, extending this system to our distribution assets, together with the roll out of the mobile solution, will help to optimise performance across all of our Energy Division operations.”
“This project with Jersey Electricity is another great example of the transformative work Progressive TSL is doing with asset-intensive companies across all sectors — truly cementing its Gold Partner status with Infor.”
UK Channel Director
New Age Africa
“Progressive TSL have worked closely with the New Age team in the UK, Cameroon and Congo to turn around a previous SunSystems and Infor EAM implementation. Our accounting and procurement processing has been simplified and automated. Progressive have also extended the solution to incorporate the Infor OS Ming.le tool. We are very proud of the new Progressive solution which should support New Age for many years into the future.”
Chief Financial Officer
“We chose Progressive due to their detailed understanding of Infor’s SunSystems and Infor EAM products, coupled with their African industry experience. Over the years they have proved to be an excellent partner working closely with our teams across the three sites in London, Abidjan and local mine sites to deliver solutions which have brought clearly demonstrable benefits to Endeavour.”
Vice President – Finance, Treasury and Tax
“We have recently worked with Progressive to transition from our current on-premise EAM solution to the cloud. The new SaaS offering delivers clear benefits, with automatic software updates and cybersecurity compliance being just a few of the many advantages.”
Finance Systems Manager
Jersey Oil & Gas
“Progressive TSL have turned around the implementation of the finance and procurement system for Jersey Oil and Gas in an entirely remote access way, given the Covid-19 restrictions, in the promised timeframe.”
Chief Financial Officer
“We are really happy with the partnership we’ve built with Progressive. They invested the time to understand our business and implement a solution, which suits our needs now but will also grow with us in the future. It’s never easy implementing a new system, however Progressive’s design, project management and hands-on support made the process far less stressful and most importantly, a success.”
“Always on hand and working flexibly Progressive demonstrate an exceptional level of commitment.”
“We were really impressed with Progressive. Their professionalism, knowledge and experience shone through from the first meeting. This understanding of our industry enabled Progressive to provide recommendations and resolutions to challenges so that we really got the most out of our SunSystems solution.”
“We chose Progressive for their systems expertise in oil and gas, and because they had previous experience of working in Nigeria. They were prepared to have physical presence on the ground in Lagos throughout the project- getting involved day-to-day answering our questions, helping us overcome challenges, training our people and giving us the full benefit of their experience. Progressive are truly engaged and our people trust them as part of their project team – this was critical to success.”
Vice President - Finance and Support
“Progressive’s pragmatic approach, willingness to get their hands dirty and dedication to their work have all been key to a successful working partnership. Not only have I been impressed with Progressive’s depth of expertise in finance, finance systems and the specifics of the oil and gas industry, but I’ve also been impressed with the speed in which our system implementation has been delivered.”
Group Financial Controller
“Progressive are a team who want to do things right, and in a cost-effective way which is really important for our business.”
Group Financial Controller & Investor Relations Officer