Author of ‘Coaching for Wisdom: Enabling Wise Decisions’ in The Philosophy and Practice of Coaching (2008), Peter has more than 30 years’ experience facilitating conscious and long-lasting change in business leaders, teams and organisations across the Asia-Pacific region.
A qualified organisational psychologist, Peter began his professional career in the shipping, mining and energy sectors in Australia and Papua New Guinea, before moving into management roles in the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2001 he has worked as an executive coach and consultant, improving leadership capability, organisational culture and management innovation in high-profile private and public organisations including Deloitte Australia, HSBC, NSW Health, Landor, Accenture, NAB, IAG, AusTrade, CSIRO, PwC, Clayton Utz, and Mortgage House.
Peter’s work is based on comprehensive research in positive psychology, behavioural economics and systems thinking. He equips clients with the skills to manage wisely, which he defines as the ability to know the right thing to do, at the right time, in the right context, to achieve the greatest common good. At Iclif, he brings his unique viewpoint and deep experience to strengthen the research, design and delivery of our leadership development programmes, seminars and coaching for business leaders across Asia.
Peter’s ongoing research interests lie in the psychology of wisdom. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Naturopathy from the Australian College of Natural Medicine, and a Masters of Applied Science (Psychology of Coaching) from the University of Sydney. He is a longstanding member of the Australian Psychological Society, and is endorsed by the Psychology Board of Australia.