Meet the Experts

Brian Kropp | Distinguished VP, Research

Brian Kropp oversees the research, tools, services and support that we provide to CHROs and their leadership teams.

Sarah Watt | Sr Director Analyst

Sarah Watt is Research Director with Gartner's Supply Chain Group. Ms. Watt's research interests include sustainable supply chain, circular economy, talent management and diversity and inclusion. She 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 talent management requirements. Her interests include talent acquisition, retention and succession management. She also has experience in diversity and inclusion as one of the enablers for strong talent management. She has more than 10 years of experience in Sustainability within a large corporate environment. She is a Chartered Environmentalist, IEMA, 2018.

Lauren Romansky | Managing Vice President

Lauren Romansky is passionate about organizational culture, opportunity and inclusion, and talent management challenges. She launched CEB's Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council in 2016 and manages the research team, supporting Heads of Diversity and Inclusion globally. In her role, Ms. Romansky speaks daily with those leading D&I and has authored numerous studies and implementation support around D&I strategy and trends. She regularly leads roundtable discussions and presents to and facilitates discussions at CEB member organizations across the globe.

Hung LeHong | Distinguished VP Analyst

Hung LeHong is a Distinguished VP Analyst on the CEO and Digital Leaders research team. He focuses on CEOs and other C-level executives to help them anticipate changes to business models and customer trends caused by digital business. He helps executives understand what's coming in three years and beyond, so they can innovate today to improve their position or effectiveness in the future.

Christie Struckman | VP Analyst

Christie Struckman is a Vice President in Gartner's Leadership, Culture and People research team. She helps CIOs and other C-level executives with aligning the organizational building blocks needed to succeed in the digital-era. Topics include: culture and organizational change; leadership transitions and development; management practices; diversity, equity and inclusion; and conflict management practices. She is currently working on supporting clients using agile learning as an upskilling/reskilling solution, and developing a methodology for assessing and remediating pay equity.

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