Gartner Expert

Piers Hudson

Sr Director, Research

Piers Hudson is part of the HR Functional Strategy and Management research team and based in London. This team focuses on the HR function's strategy planning process and the upcoming trends that will impact it. Our research then looks at how HR can develop the roles, structures and capabilities needed to achieve these strategic goals.

Previous experience

Mr. Hudson has worked on change management in most of these roles - usually in support of IT projects at Accenture.

Professional background



Consulting Strategies Limited (as a contractor)

Associate Consultant

Department for Work and Pensions

Team Leader

Areas of coverage

HR Function Strategy and Management


Masters, Social Policy, London School of Economics

Bachelor of Arts, Social and Political Science, University of Cambridge (Selwyn College)

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Specifying the aims for HR Transformation, and structuring the successful plans to achieve these.

2Diagnosing the key challenges underlying HR structure and developing future-fit HR organizational designs

3Assessing the HR capabilities and role design to support organization's critical business imperatives.

4Outlining thorough HR strategy planning processes, and facilitating the link between HR and organization-wide mission critical priorities.

5Planning the change management required to embed a new HR Target Operating Model.