Gartner Expert

Luke Ellery

Sr Director Analyst

Luke Ellery is a Senior Director Analyst in Gartner's Procurement, Asset and Vendor Management team, helping clients with IT procurement strategy, transformation and operations. Mr. Ellery has extensive experience in sourcing strategy development, contract negotiation, risk management, go-to-market strategies and vendor management, as well as experience leading large procurement transformations.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Ellery led technology sourcing for a large Australian bank, involving the definition of the sourcing strategy, the procurement of technology and services, and management of large transformation programs involving outsourcing, multisourcing and cloud computing (SaaS, IaaS, aaS).

He has extensive experience working with CIOs and senior leaders, regulators, and major technology organizations. Previous roles include vendor management, relationship management, and project and program management within the banking, services and primary production industries.

Professional background

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Executive Manager

Areas of coverage

Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management Leaders

Education

Master of Business Law, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Commerce, First-Class Honors, Information Management and General Management, University of Western Australia

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Developing business-aligned sourcing strategies

2Initiating and managing procurement transformation programs, including agile procurement processes

3Establishing effective vendor management and governance

4Developing strategies for vendor risk management, including cloud (SaaS, IaaS, aaS)

5Negotiation of contract terms for software agreements