Peter is an enthusiastic individual with a zest for life. His senior management roles cross functional and industry boundaries and he brings this wide-ranging experience to bear with a structured, yet innovative approach, to problem solving; combining strategic vision with a hands-on attitude. He combines gravitas with an approachable personality that engenders collaboration at all levels. He has worked as both a board member with line responsibility and a consultant, managing a practice. Peter is a catalyst for change.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Present


Pennine Holdings Ltd
Pennine Holdings is the new name of Assured Intertrade and is the working vehicle for the acquisition, improvement and disposal of a series of companies
Jun 2003 - Present


eVision Services

eVision Services - far-sighted solutions. Provide practical but innovative solutions to a range of business problems. Currently involved with several start-up companies on strategy and operations. The main emphasis is on profit improvement but this may be through process redesign or technical investment. We offer a full range of services from independent facilitation through to turnkey projects and work with a range of compensation models.

Oct 2004 - Feb 2007

IT Director

Premex Group
Responsibility for all IT across 5 group companies. Board level strategy. Liaison with customers on improving communications and interoperability. Major programme of investment that included the introduction of workflow technology, the creation of the infrastructure for a WAN, and SAN storage for 400,000 cases and 250,000 sets of medical records.
2003 - 2003

Interim Optimization Manager

Welcom Software
As Interim Operations Manager I developed business processes to increase Welcom's 'maturity' on the CMMi model. I implemented Architecture Management, Project Lifecycle, 3 Horizon development strategies and advised and helped with business development processes.
2001 - 2003

Principal Consultant

I built a department from scratch to 12 consultants. Work mainly for the public sector included selection of e-procurement for DTI and procurement lead on a £1bn outsource bid for local authority services. Other clients included HSE, Crown Communications, Argyle & Bute, Qinetiq.
1997 - 2001

Principal Consultant

IBM Global Services
Confirmed Principal responsible for sales, delivery, profitability and team utilization for a succession of consulting practices delivering services and solutions to major corporates. Competency head for Rapid Application Development. Consistently over-achieved sales and utilisation targets. Typical engagements included: procurement for HSBC, ebusiness for United Utilities, farms management for Bernard Matthews, development processes for Garanti Bank.
Jan 1995 - Jun 1997

Technical Manager

MSG Business Systems
Project management and control of development, mostly on government and utilities projects
Mar 1989 - Jan 1994


Affinity (Software Support) Ltd
Full p&l responsibility for company providing consultancy, software and hardware sales, training and bespoke development.
1984 - 1988

General Manager

Pura Foods
General Manager of site employing 250 people with a turnover of £100m. Full p&l responsibility for all functions of supplier of both branded and own label products to major supermarkets and food producers.
May 1980 - Apr 1984

Project Manager

Project Manager responsible for major developments in Oleochemicals production
Sep 1976 - May 1980

Project Engineer

Graduate trainee, large projects, managing small projects - general chemiclas, maintenance of solvents plants


1973 - 1976

B.Eng (Hons)

The University of Sheffield
Sep 1966 - Dec 1972

King Edward VI School, Birmingham
1960 - 1966

Bromford Road Primary School



Process Improvement

I have initiated and led process improvement programmes for a wide range of companies from start-ups to some of the largest in the world. My profit improvement figures are over £200m


Certified Management Consultant Member of the Institute of Business Consulting Led teams of up to 250 people



Certified Management Consultant


Chartered Engineer

Engineering Council
Sep 1973 - Jul 1976

Bachelor of Engineering

University of Sheffield

Top Secret/SCI

UK Govt