Program Manager, Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA)

Peter is an industrial chemist and began his career in the 1970s as a Scientific Officer in the power stations in Victoria.  

In the 1980s Peter took on a role as an Australian Volunteer Abroad, managing rural water supplies in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. 

In 1988 Peter was engaged as a Scientific Officer with the Victorian EPA and was responsible for overseeing environmental licensing and approvals of industrial developments, taking on a similar role in Tasmania in 1991.  

In 2004 and after three years as an environmental consultant, Peter took on the role of Assistant General Manager, Infrastructure development with the then, Tasmanian Department of Economic Development. 

In 2012 Peter was appointed General Manager, Planning and Development with the then newly established Macquarie Point Development Corporation, responsible for developing the remediation plan for the site, and the planning scheme provisions to support future development. 

After retiring in 2017 Peter took up a position with the Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA), overseeing the development of the strategic plan for the Tasmanian hospitality and managing the THA’s government funded grant programs.  

Peter has now retired once more but continues to assist the THA with a number of their key initiatives, as well as supporting a number of development projects in Fiji.