After graduating from Bristol University, Peter joined PwC’s London office and qualified as an ICAEW Charted Accountant in 1981 and subsequently embarked on a career in commerce that has focused on family businesses.
Post qualification he spent over 20 years with the Jardine Matheson group working in senior finance and management roles in Asia and the Middle East, including significant periods in Hong Kong, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Singapore. He worked as the Finance Director of several listed and private companies during which time he led several major corporate acquisitions and the development of joint venture business initiatives in emerging markets.
Peter then embarked on a career in consultancy, leveraging his diverse chartered accountancy skills in international and emerging market environments. He became the first non-family Managing Director of the esteemed Al Fahim Group based in Abu Dhabi in 2008. In 2012 Peter was engaged and successfully led the expansion and development of the ICAEW Middle East Operations in the Middle East.
In 2014, Peter was re-engaged by Jardine Matheson to head the group’s development of its business portfolio in South East Asia and became Country Chairman for Myanmar and Cambodia.
Peter has been a member of the IBC Excom since 2016 and has been instrumental in leading the revitalization of the Chambers strategy and business direction.