Analyst Profile

Sanjay Champaneri

Sanjay Champaneri

VP, Team Manager

5 years at Gartner,  14 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Sanjay Champaneri is a Senior Director-Analyst, based in London. In this role he engages with Senior Finance leaders on matters related to Finance & Accounting service delivery models for Shared Services and Outsourcing. He advises leaders primarily in the areas of F&A service delivery digitalisation and BPO vendor sourcing and evalaution. He is also a Gartner speaker at the annual CFO conference event.


Previous Experience

Mr. Champaneri has 13 years experience in the Retail Healthcare Industry. He Served as the Head of Shared Services at Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. He was responsible for the shared services operations across the United Kingdom and Far East Asia and accountable for the overall Finance and HR outsourcing strategic relationship. He has also been involved in Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Record to Report and Master Data Management transformation initiatives which heavily invested in emerging workflow automation technologies such as Robotic Process Automation and Business Intelligent Analytics, to drive standardization and simplify accounting operation and allow the shared services function to form stronger partnerships with its stakeholders. Mr. Champaneri has held external advisory roles in the Shared Services and retail industry with Shared Services Forum UK, The British Retail Consortium and Euro Commerce (Brussels)

Professional Background

  • Walgreens Boots Alliance , Head of Shared Services, 13 years


  • Bachelor of Science, Management Science, Business, University of Wales, Swansea
  • Certified in Global Business Services
  • Certified in Lean Six Sigma