Peter is Chief Executive of New Zealand Trade & Enterprise. His experience spans more than 20 years in the engineering, manufacturing, and pulp and paper industries.
Peter was General Manager of the Fletcher Challenge pulp and paper mills in Kawerau before moving to the headquarters of Norske Skog Paper International in Oslo to take up a global role as Senior Vice President. In this role he was responsible for South America, Asia, Middle East, and Europe.
Peter holds a Master of Social Sciences from Massey University. He has held several board roles, including the New Zealand Qualifications Authority and the Australian Pulp and Paper Innovation Council.