Analyst Profile

Rachel Longhurst

Rachel Longhurst

Director, Advisory

3 years at Gartner,  3 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Rachel Longhurst is a Director within the Advisory team at Gartner, serving IT Leaders and their teams on topics related to Project and Portfolio Management, Applications and Software Engineering. Ms. Longhurst provides guidance on program and portfolio management, project metrics and dashboards, and the business value of IT. Additionally, she assists Application leaders on a number of topics including strategy and talent management, moving from projects to products, and RPA and automation governance. She serves as a subject matter expert in resource and portfolio management, building effective project manager skills and talent for a digital era, and adopting Agile ways of working.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Longhurst served as an advisor for executives within the healthcare industry, supporting their digital and strategic transformation efforts across the payer and provider landscape in EMEA.

Professional Background

  • Advisory Board (Optum), Dedicated Advisor, 7 years