John Xerri

Partner, Risk Advisory

John Xerri

Level 9

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John is a Partner in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory – WHS, Sustainability Services division. John’s experience includes 26 years in management consulting, risk management, business development, business analysis, compliance and process improvement. Prior to commencing his career at Deloitte in 2013, John spent 4 years as General Manager of the national WHS consultancy, The Brief Group. Previously John served as Chief Operating Officer and other roles with the global management consultancy Alexander Proudfoot, part of the FTSE listed Management Consultant Group for 21 years.

John has experience with all levels, from board level, senior executive, and mid- managers, down to front-line supervisors. He has significant experience in delivery of change management, business strategy, risk management consulting to organisations, in over 160 detailed operational and strategic business reviews, administration of attitudinal survey and analysis and the development and implementation of risk and quality management frameworks in accordance with AS/NZS 4801:2001, AS/NZ ISO 31000:2009 and ISO 9001:2015.

John has managed and delivered multiple projects covering WHS risk management, including recent projects for the Royal Australian Navy, Department of Defence, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, SA Water, Plenary Group, NSW Department of Land & Housing Corporation, Queensland Health, Endeavour Energy, ALDI, Orica, GlaxoSmithKline and Sydney Airport Corporation.

John’s expertise covers many industries and includes: mining, dairy, engineering, food, banking, manufacturing, rail, finance, post, insurance, utilities, newspaper, steel manufacture, retailing, transport, clothing, contracting, theatres, tobacco, hotels, beverage, defence equipment, government and public sector, medical and hospital services and pathology laboratories.  These services have been provided in many countries including: New Zealand, South Africa, Fiji, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada and USA.

Areas of expertise

  • Management consulting
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Business process enhancement/transformation
  • Operational & risk management system analysis, design, development and implementation
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Work Health and Safety.
John Xerri