Peter is a career retailer, from creating and developing start-up’s to working with some of Australia’s largest public and privately-owned companies, including Myer, Dymocks, Thrifty and the Co-op. In the digital sphere, he created Australia’s largest online B2B catering marketplace, covering thousands of cafes and most of Australia’s top 1,000 companies.
Peter was a founding Director and Board Member of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) representing 13 million Australian Co-operative and Mutual members and Deputy Chairman of the Retail Council, representing Australia’s Top retailers. He is recognised by Inside Retail and Deloitte as one of Australia’s top 50 people in E-Commerce in 2015 and 2016, while currently being a founding member of Hopsters Ltd, Australia’s first Co-operatively (member) owned craft brewery, Fintech and retail advisor, consultant and Director.
Peter most recently was the CEO of the Co-op, with 2 million members and 65 stores on University campuses across the nation. The Co-op is one of the largest Top 100 online retailer’s and an NRA Multi-channel Retailer of the Year, he diversified the business into Digital and Financial Services, stationary, apparel, tech, FMCG, campus catering services and integrated Cafes.