Gartner Expert

Simon Mingay

VP Analyst

Simon Mingay is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research. Mr. Mingay is currently researching several key areas, including Sustainability and Sustainable IT, I&T operating models, as well as shadow IT and business-led IT.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Mingay worked in the semiconductor industry in various roles within the IT organization, from IT service management to IT strategic planning within the group function.

Professional background


Group OA Strategy Manager


IT Manager


IT Support Manager

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models

Executive Leadership: Sustainability


Postgraduate Diploma, Environmental Decision Making, Open University

M.B.A., Cardiff Business School

B.Sc., With honors, Computer Studies, University of South Wales

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1I&T operating models, centralizing IT, federated IT

2Shadow IT, business-led IT, role of business technologists and citizen developers


4Enterprise sustainability programs, sustainable IT, green IT, ESG solutions

5IT organization structures