Bennett Chambers Group Brisbane and William Forster Chambers Darwin
Peter holds a BSc (Econ) Honours from the London School of Economics, a Chartered Accountant designation from the Institute in England and Wales, Membership of the Association of Corporate Treasurers in the UK and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
He is the founder Chairman of the UK Asset and Liability Management Association, the pre-eminent practitioner body in the UK, with other roles including; Assistant Chief Accountant at the Bank of Nova Scotia, Assistant Director, Strategy and Risk at HSBC, Deputy Treasurer, Group Treasury Services at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Group Treasurer at Woolwich Plc, a FTSE 100 bank, through floatation, MD Balance Sheet Management at Barclays and GM Non-Traded Market Risk at National Australia Bank.
Roles as Risk Director in France and Italy, and on Pension Funds and Investment Committees, complemented by extensive engagement with Boards, facilitated an informed executive presence and credibility in promoting trust and confidence and best practice risk governance and aligned standards and behaviours.
Peter has served on Prudential Working parties at the Bank of England and the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority, presented at conferences on governance, risk and performance and co-authored articles for the media.
He currently divides his time, between providing advisory services to Superfund’s, Banks, Mutual Banks and advocacy bodies on board strategy and direction, corporate governance and compliance, risk and performance management and an Honorary Treasurer and CFO role at a large not for profit organisation.
A recognition that confidence is the oxygen of the financial services industry, with ongoing breaches of trust and failures of culture severely impairing trust and putting the financial system in jeopardy, have focused attention on an innovative solution to evidence trustworthiness and the conduct of business activities aligned with professed corporate values and behaviours.