Gartner Expert

Matt Hancocks

Sr Director Analyst

Matt Hancocks is a Senior Director, Analyst at Gartner where Dr. Hancocks covers CIO leadership, organizational development, organizational change and culture. He has been helping CIOs adapt and change behaviors in order to support major transformational programs through a focus on leadership behavior, organizational culture, diversity initiatives and organizational change - All with a view to enhancing the human potentials of individuals, teams and the organizations to fulfilling organization purpose. He also facilitates workshops for CIOs and other leaders in relation to leadership development, organizational design, culture and change.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hancocks has had a series of Director roles in a number of boutique and large consulting companies, where he has played an extensive part in developing, designing and delivering transformation programs. Here he supported C-Suite execs with particular focus on organisational development, change and culture.

He is a psychologist and psychotherapist by training and has a passion for the application of good psychological research to addressing business needs. He has also held a lecturing role at The University of Leeds (UK), where he lectured and taught on a broad range of subjects around organizational psychology and organizational behavior - mostly focused on Masters level programs.

Professional background


Breakthrough Business Psychology


Director - People Advisory - Financial Services


Director - People Advisory - Financial Services

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Culture and People


DCPsych, University of Middlesex/Metanoia Institute

M.Sc., (Eng) Industrial Psychology/Ergonomics

B.Sci., (Hons) Psychology

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Organizational design, culture, behavior and change

2Leadership behavior, effectiveness, and coaching

3High performing Teams, including effectiveness and decision-making

4The human side of collaboration and innovation

5Employee engagement, motivation and psychological wellbeing