Gartner Expert

Lebo Mabota

Director Analyst

Lebo Mabota is a Director Analyst at Gartner in the IT Leaders Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management team, with 27 years of experience in procurement in the Oil & Gas sector. Ms. Mabota guides Gartner clients in sourcing (including outsourcing/offshoring) applications services (consulting, development and maintenance) and business process services. She specifically guides Gartner clients on sourcing strategy, provider selection, contracting and negotiation, sourcing management, and business process services.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner Ms. Mabota held various procurement roles within the Oil & Gas sector. Ms Mabota has experience in ERP systems e-sourcing and BPO deployments, and is a subject matter expert in procurement and contracting best practices as well as vendor management and governance in various business units in O&G.


A. Master's Degree in Human Rights Law (LLM) at Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA

B. Master's degree in business administration (MBA) at Bond University, Australia

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to develop and execute a sourcing strategy.

2Supplier Selection & Evaluation.

3Vendor Management.

4Business Process Optimization.

5Deployment of ERP Systems