Peter is a professional Director and joined the New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust in 2010 and assumed the role of Chair in May 2017.

In 2009 he retired after 21 years with BP, the last 10 of which he was Managing Director of BP NZ.  He has previously served on the Boards of NZ Refining Company Ltd, Liquigas Ltd, Wanganui Gas Ltd, NZ Oil and Gas Ltd, Bitumix Ltd and the Civil Aviation Authority. 

He is currently the Chairman of NZ Diving and Salvage Ltd, a Director of Wings Over Whales (NZ) Ltd, Great Barrier Airlines Ltd and Metro Performance Glass Ltd. 

Peter holds a BSc (Hons) from Victoria University Wellington.  He is considered to be an Independent Director.