Peter has held senior Executive and Executive Director positions, mainly with the Rio Tinto Group and Bonlac Foods. He was Chief Financial Officer for Amcor for 7 years until 2007. Peter is a former Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and was Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission for two years.
He has served on private, public and for-purpose boards and is currently a non-executive Director or Chair of a number of listed organisations, including Alumina, Ansell (to retire in November 2021), and Australian Unity Office Fund. He is a Director of South East Water Corporation (to retire in November 2021) and Maurice Blackburn, a leading plaintiff law firm.
He has also supported professional education initiatives plus health and disability services through board and volunteer roles. He has a family member who is under treatment for glaucoma.
Peter lives in Melbourne, is married to Angela, with two children and four grandchildren.