John Fraser


John joined SAI Global (then QMI) as an environmental auditor in January 1996.  With an educational and work background covering engineering, environment, health and safety, auditing, systems, industry and consulting, John was drawn to the possibility of real improvements enabled by environmental management systems.  

Serving as the Technical Manager/Global Scheme Owner, Environment, John leads the development, accreditation, maintenance and improvement of ISO, sector specific and regulatory environmental programs including ISO 14001, ISO 50001, RC14001, e-Stewards, responsible recycling, GHG and others.

Motivated by a deep love for the environment and concern for the future, John is passionate about working within and for industry to advance sustainable environmental practices.  Consequently, John conducts audits and presents to industry, associations and universities on environmental management system and related topics. He is also a regular participant on technical committees for ISO and sector specific environment, health & safety and GHG schemes.

John believes there is a great satisfaction that comes from aggressive and innovative environmental programs that transform organizations and propel them to success while delivering on the promise of reducing environmental impacts and preserving the environment.


Employment history

SAI Global, 1996-current

Project Manager, EH&S Consulting, 1994-1995

Systems Specialist, CP Rail, 1986-1990



York University, Masters in Environmental Studies, 1990-1993

University of Waterloo, B.A.Sc. (Honours) Systems Design Engineering/Management Sciences Option, 1986

Professional Engineer

Lead ISO 14001, e-Stewards, Responsible Recycling, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 and Responsible Distribution Auditor

Lead GHG Verifier


Memberships/Board appointments

Member of SMC ISO TC 207 (Environment); SMC ISO TC 207 SC1 (Environmental Management); SMC ISO TC 207 SC2 (Environmental Auditing) and SMC ISO TC 207 SC7 (Climate Change)


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