Until November 2017, Peter was Chief Executive of the Skills Funding Agency and the Education Funding Agency, two executive agencies of the Department for Education. Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive of the Young People’s Learning Agency and has had several director roles within the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the Department for Education and Skills. Peter is a trustee of development charity Educators International and was awarded a CB in 2004.
Peter was appointed to the Board of Directors for a three-year term of office from 01 September 2016. During 2017/18, Peter was a member of the Quality Committee, the Finance and Resources Committee and the Board Nominations and Remuneration Committee.