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John Merritt

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John Merritt has led large and complex organisations for over twenty years. He was the Chair of the Board of WorkSafe Victoria, the Chief Executive of VicRoads, and the Chief Executive of the Environment Protection Authority. He was also the Executive Director of WorkSafe, the Chief Executive of the National Safety Council of Australia and held senior management roles in the Fletcher Challenge organisation.

Today, John is a Non-Executive Director, and an advisor on leadership, culture and strategy. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Transport Accident Commission, a member of the Advisory Councils for the Monash University Accident Research Centre, and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute, and a supporter of the St Kilda Football Club, as a member of the club’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, a Director of the club’s Foundation, and a Director of the Danny Frawley Centre. He was a Lead Evaluator for Victoria’s Biodiversity 2037 Strategy, and recently conducted the independent review of SafeWork SA for the South Australian Government.