Peter started his working career as a design engineer for a major engineering conglomerate specialising in automated machine engineering equipment before pursuing a career in the UK Public Sector specialising in Health Care. During his 20 year public sector career he has been Procurement and Logistics Director, IT Programme Implementation Director and Transformational Change Director operating across all operating levels of UK healthcare. He completed a UK wide efficiency review sponsored by the Prime Ministers Office which developed revised financial operating principles in the UK health service and represented the NHS as a Public Sector specialist for the Parliamentary Scrutiny panel.Peter has also held senior positions in a number of private sector organisations in both the health and IT Service sectors for over 10 years including responsibility for product and business development including responsibility as account director for the UK Department of Work and Pensions for a major IT organisation. He has considerable experience of major outsourcing delivery and business development.Peter joined Applicable in 2002 originally in the capacity of Non Executive Director and became Chairman of the Board in 2006 and has been instrumental in supporting the growth of the business during the last 6 years. Peter became Chief Operating Officer responsible for the Operational Management of the company in March 2009 and is supporting the Board in the development of it’s growth into new geographical territories and leads the organisations efficiency model to support effective scale and operating effectiveness.Peter has operated for 5 years as an Independent Consultant working on Transformation and IT projects principally but not exclusively in the Public Sector and latterly developed new organisational models for UK health services in Community settings that are being rolled out nationally in the NHS.Peter holds membership of the Chartered Institute of purchasing and Supply and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and brings over 30 years of senior management experience to Applicable gained in a diverse range of both Public and Private sector organisations.