Gartner Expert

Lindsay Azim

Sr Principal Analyst

Lindsay Azim is a Senior Principal Analyst in the Talent and

Sustainability team. Lindsay covers sustainability strategy development, responsible sourcing, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and building and advancing supplier diversity programs. Her upcoming research aims to assist organizations in building a culture for sustainability, Scope 3 GHG emissions reduction, and supplier engagement. Lindsay has previously supported clients on procurement transformation, procurement functional management, and procurement strategy development.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Azim was a Category Manager at Unilever managing responsible sourcing in the foods & refreshments and packaging categories. Lindsay also assisted organizations in conflict minerals and regulatory reporting requirements at a SaaS company.

Professional background

Unilever

Category Manager, Foods & Refreshments

Workiva

Solutions Architect, Sustainability & SEC Regulatory Reporting

Areas of coverage

Procurement Management

Executive Leadership: Sustainability

Education

Bachelor of Science, Finance and International Business, University of Delaware

Master of Science, Sustainability Management, Columbia University, Magna Cum Laude

Institute for Supply Management, Certified Professional in Supply Management

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to develop, measure success and grow supply diversity programs?

2How to deliver responsible sourcing strategies and programs to suppliers or across a supplier portfolio?

3How to engage suppliers on Scope 3 GHG emissions reduction and sustainability strategy?

4How to build a culture of sustainability and engage employees on sustainability in my organization?