Neil Barrett is Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Sodexo.
In September 2009, after 7 years as CEO Sodexo Australia and New Zealand, he moved to the newly created role of Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sodexo Remote Sites and Asia – Australia, based in Singapore. In December 2010 he took on his present role, based at Sodexo’s headquarters in Paris and is responsible for the deployment of Sodexo’s corporate responsibility roadmap – Better Tomorrow 2025 throughout the business.
Sodexo’s corporate responsibility roadmap highlights the company’s efforts to improve Quality of Life for our employees and all whom we serve, our commitments to local communities, health and wellness and the environment including responsible sourcing. As Sodexo continues to grow its business throughout the world, a focus on responsible sourcing and our work on animal welfare remains an important priority.
Neil has 39 year business experience, working in leadership roles in international shipping, asset security, passenger rail transportation and heavy engineering manufacturing. His once in a lifetime, never to be repeated role, was managing a company that successfully provided the “best ever” corporate hospitality services to 26 major Olympic sponsors and their thousands of clients during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Driving Sodexo’s corporate responsibility efforts throughout Sodexo’s business will support and enhance the company’s mission to improve Quality of Life for our clients, customers and employees, and ensure a Better Tomorrow for everyone.