Gartner Expert

Nick Duffy

Director Analyst

As a Director in the Finance Practice, Nick Duffy supports clients across various aspects of finance and shared service design and transformation. More specifically, Nick focuses on helping finance leaders decide on a structure that supports finance and organizational strategy, establish and improve their shared service operations, and better leverage digital technology and data within finance. He also works one on one with finance leaders to pressure test and improve their personal effectiveness within the role.

Nick has a background in financial services and has also spent time working as a growth and innovation consultant which involved leading innovation agendas for various public and private organizations.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Duffy worked with Inventium where he led major innovation and growth-focused projects for some of the Australia's leading brands. Major projects included:

- Global development and roll out of Innovation Process and Strategy for Australian-based multinational

- Complete transformation of innovation capability, process and strategy of Asian-based development bank

Professional background


Director Advisory


Innovation and Growth Consultant

CEB (Now Gartner)

Associate Director, Advisory

Areas of coverage

Digital Technology in Finance

Finance Organization Transformation

Accounting and Transactional Finance Processes


B.A., Bus, Southern Cross University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Finance Organizational Design - Right people in the right roles delivering the right services.

2Finance Functional Strategy - Developing a organizationally aligned future plan for finance

3Shared Services - Establishment and improvement of the shared services offering.

4Digital Technology in Finance- Defining needs, business case development, selection and roll out.

5Finance Leader Effectiveness - Improving the impact of the CFO role.