Gartner Expert

Matthias Graf

Sr Director Analyst

Matthias Graf is a Senior Director Analyst at Gartner Cost & Budget Research for the HR Practice. He is a researcher and advisor with more than 13 years of experience in Human Resources, Management Consulting, and Project Management, as well as in Applied and Scientific Research. In his work Matthias focuses on topics around “HR Cost”, “HR Budget”, “HR Operations”, “HR Data and Analytics”, and “HR Transformation”. As part of Gartner’s global “HR Cost & Budget” leadership team, he is working with C-level executives and their teams across the world, enabling them to design and improve their people- and HR strategies, organizations, and services.

Previous experience

Mr. Graf led international HR and Management Consulting projects focusing on "HR Service Delivery" and "HR Analytics." He worked with C-level executives and their teams across the whole HR function, and has working experiences in the EMEA, U.K. and NA regions.

Professional background




Senior Consultant

Areas of coverage

HR Cost and Budget


Ph.D., Business Psychology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

M.Sc., Psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany

B.Sc., Psychology, Philipps-University, Germany

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1HR Cost Optimization

2HR Transformation

3HR Budgeting

4HR Cost