Gartner Expert

Sarah Watt

VP Analyst

Sarah Watt is Research Vice President in the Talent and Sustainability team. Sarah's research focus covers sustainable supply chain, responsible sourcing circular economy, climate change and biodiversity loss.

Sarah helps Gartner clients to find more effective ways to apply sustainability principles within the supply chain based on organizational values and product offering. Her work aims to show how embracing sustainability can be profitable for business, while also being good for the planet. She also works with supply chain leaders to link their business strategy to their ESG requirements.

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

CSCO Strategic Leadership

Executive Leadership: Sustainability

Education

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 implement health and safety best practice?