Aaron McEwan FAHRI

VP, Research & Advisory - Gartner


Aaron McEwan is a behavioral scientist, psychologist, and futurist, and was recently named a Top 100 Global HR Influencer and one of five HR Leaders to Follow in 2022.  

As VP, Research & Advisory for Gartner’s HR Practice, Aaron provides strategic advice to the world’s leading companies on the future of work and talent, and helps leaders execute critical business objectives through the application of evidence-based HR and talent management practices and manage their most critical relationships across the C-suite and Board. He believes that great ideas, backed by rigorous science, have the power to unlock the potential of individuals, organisations, and the world.  

Alongside his current role, Aaron is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute, serves on the national committee for the Australian Psychological Society’s Interest Group in Coaching Psychology, and is an Associate of Macquarie University’s Centre for Workforce Futures. He has lectured at Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, University of NSW, University of Queensland, Griffith University, and the Australian College of Applied Psychology and was a member of Innovation Nation, a cross-industry initiative sponsored by the Office of the Prime Minister to elevate Australia’s reputation for entrepreneurship and innovation.