Peter is an adviser, coach and thinking partner to Chairs, CEOs and senior leadership teams in both the private and public sectors as well as education and for national sporting bodies. He specialises in working around issues of cultural transformation, ethics and leadership development for organisations and senior leaders.
Peter combines his work as an adviser and coach with roles as Director of the Australian National Centre for Ethical Leadership and Director of Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in Ethics. He is a regular guest lecturer at Said Business School, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford, HEC Paris and the Universities of Melbourne and Monash University.
Having studied theology in the early 1990s, Peter’s career involved working as a speechwriter for two Australian government ministers, before he joined McKinsey and Co where he worked as a consultant in their organisational development practice for five years.
In 2004 he established his own coaching and advisory business and has worked with the Boards, CEOs and leadership teams of numerous global and regional organisations as well as Government and statutory entities and national sporting bodies. In addition to his coaching and advisory work and directorships, Peter is currently studying for a D. Phil (Doctorate) at the University of Oxford in ethics, where his thesis area is on ethical decision making during an extreme crisis.
Education, Qualifications, Professional Memberships:
- Currently studying D. Phil, University of Oxford in Ethics
- Mastère Spécialisé in Leadership and Change, University of Oxford and HEC Paris
- Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
- Board Member, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (medical and scientific research institute)
- BA in Politics and History, University of Melbourne
- Bachelor of Theology, Melbourne College of Divinity