Analyst Profile

Anne Michelle Avolio

Anne Michelle Avolio

Sr Director Analyst

6 years at Gartner,  18 years industry experience

Location:  Belgium  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Anne Michelle Avolio is a Senior Director Analyst in the Supply Chain Talent & Sustainability team. Anne Michelle's research focus is around sustainable supply chain, circular economy and circular supply chains, and related key enabling factors like change management, culture & paradigm, partnerships, engagement, etc. Upcoming research interests include ecosystem partnerships, systems change & resilience, and biodiversity loss. Anne Michelle helps Gartner clients to develop their supply chain sustainability and circular strategies, incorporate key enabling factors to accelerate their success, and align with business drivers and stakeholders for value and impact. Her work aims to help leaders and their organizations embrace and transition to a sustainable future and way forward.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Avolio developed and supported Sustainable Development projects in Central and South America. Previously at Gartner, Ms. Avolio held senior client-facing roles specializing in C-Level executive transition, and as a global client director of Fortune 500 companies.

Professional Background

  • Gartner, Executive Transition Specialist & Advisor, 4 years
  • Gartner, Global Client Director & Team Leader, 11 years
  • Project IMPACT, Co-Founder, 3 years


  • B.A., Political Science & Spanish, Pacific Lutheran University
  • CPD, Business Sustainability Management, University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership
  • CPD, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership
  • Masters of Public Administration, Corporate Business Sustainability focus, University of Washington