Peter is a chemical engineer by training. Peter had an extensive corporate career working for public multinationals in sugar, explosive, plastics and chemical industries locally and in the USA and Europe.
In the late 1980's Peter established his own company specialising in engineering and polymer technologies. He and his wife Phillippa built a successful business in healthcare eventually selling to a large multinational company.
Peter then entered the NGO space initially with lifeline as a counsellor, mentor trainer and director. He also chaired national committees for lifeline. Peter is a volunteer for MHYC and is currently a director and Commodore of the club. Peter is also a brand ambassador for Jeanneau yachts. Peter has been associated with the Making Waves Foundation for some years as a volunteer.