John Ferris is a registered Psychologist and Management Consultant with over 30 years consulting experience in Australia, Asia, Africa, South America and North America. He has an Honours Graduate Degree in Organisational Psychology from The University of Queensland and is a Fellow and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 1991 John established Ferris Management Consultants to provide consulting support on organisation and management issues. He has developed long-standing commercial relationships with clients working on engagements to achieve organisational objectives.
John has extensive experience working with Boards and Senior Management in established organisations and in the development of new projects. Specific work has included definition of goals and organisation culture, strategy development, organisation review, industrial relations strategy, executive and board recruitment, global people search and selection, performance development, people due diligence to inform mergers and acquisitions and psychological assessment.
John’s areas of specialisation have been applied across a range of industries in both private and public sectors. Specific industry experience includes mining, energy, ports and terminals, education, agriculture, construction, transport and logistics, manufacturing, diversified multi-nationals and professional services.