Gartner Expert

Lee-Anne Vallée

Sr Director, Research

As a Senior Director based in London, Lee-Anne Vallee advises HR Leaders , with a particular focus on leadership, talent management and learning. Acting as a thought partner, Ms. Vallee engages HR executives around Gartner's latest research and insights to help guide individual and organizational talent decisions, and drive enterprise-wide performance.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Vallee designed, facilitated and implemented talent practices, leadership development and people-change initiatives in global organizations. In addition, her wide-ranging HR practitioner experience includes recruiting, learning and development, and total rewards, as well as leading a team of HR business partners. She also worked in senior leadership roles in the Human Resources team at Nedbank in South Africa and as an HR Executive in Old Mutual in the United Kingdom.

Professional background

Leeway Consulting

Talent Management Consultant

Old Mutual

HR Executive


Senior HR Manager

Areas of coverage

Leader and Manager Effectiveness

Learning and Development


MSc Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London

B.A. (Honours) Industrial Psychology, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Learning strategy and learning culture

2Learning design and delivery

3Critical skill needs identification and developing critical talent segments

4High potential (HIPO) employees and succession management

5Leadership development