Gartner Expert

Sarah Watt

VP Analyst

Sarah Watt is VP Analyst on the Business Strategies Team. Sarah advises clients on formulating sustainability strategies and turning these strategies into action. This includes stakeholder engagement (specifically suppliers), resourcing, financing, technology-enablement and reporting. Specific coverage topics include climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies, greenhouse gas emission management, circular economy and responsible sourcing. Sarah help executive leaders to mitigate risk while maximizing opportunities from their sustainability strategies

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Ms. Watt worked for an FTSE100 company in the areas of sustainability, EHS, risk management, business continuity and diversity and inclusion. She has also held other roles in quality and technical sales.

Areas of coverage

Manufacturing Operations

Logistics and Fulfillment

Supply Chain Leadership

Executive Leadership: Sustainability


Master of Studies, Sustainability and Leadership, Cambridge University

Bachelor of Engineering, Open University

B.A., (Psychology + History), University of Natal

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to enhance the impact of a sustainability program to deliver value to an organization?

2How to use the annual sustainability reporting process to deliver tangible insights to investors and stakeholders?

3How to start implementing the circular economy?

4How to link organizational strategy/growth to talent management planning and retention?

5How to I align my finance and sustainability strategies?