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Alex Pavel

Sr Director, Advisory

Alex Pavel is a Director with the Gartner HR Practice where she specializes in Total Rewards and HR Strategy. Ms. Pavel works with global heads of HR and their teams to develop and execute their most important initiatives. Her recent work includes advising executive teams on how to: Build integrated total rewards functions, manage global compensation and benefits, optimize rewards and performance management plan design and communications, and improve the impact of pay for performance strategies.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner's HR Practice, Ms. Pavel was an advisor with CEB's Financial Services Practice in London, England. In this role, she served as a thought partner for Heads of Retail and Commercial Banking across 100+ financial services firms in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia/Pacific. She has extensive experience facilitating live and virtual meetings and client workshops.

Areas of coverage

Total Rewards


M.A., International Relations, The London School of Economics and Political Science

B.A., Government, Cornell University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Total rewards strategy


3Total rewards plan design

4Total rewards communications

5Pay for performance

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