Peter's career background is in the field of corporate
responsibility working for the Confederation of British Industry,
Department of Trade and Industry and Business in the Community.
Awarded the OBE in 1995 for work in establishing links between
business and education, Peter was Managing Director at Business in
the Community UK from 1995 to 2005. He returned home to Wales in
2005 and was appointed Commissioner for Wales and Vice Chair of the
UK Sustainable Development Commission.
Following the closure of the UK Commission Welsh Government
appointed him as Wales' first Sustainable Futures Commissioner in
April 2011. He played a lead role in the development of the
Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act, particularly through
leading the national conversation on the Wales we Want. He was also
appointed to be the first independent chair of the Climate Change
Commission for Wales in 2011 and carried out both roles through to
March 2016. Peter was awarded a CBE for his contribution to
sustainable development in June 2016.
Peter was instrumental in the establishment of the Institute for
Sustainability and resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE) at the
University of Wales Trinity St David in 2011 where he has an
associate role as Professor of Practice.
He was appointed to Chair the Dwr Cymru Customer Challenge Group
in February 2016. As well as being Chair of WCVA, Peter also
chairs the Wales Marine Stakeholder Action and Advisory Group for
Welsh Government, the Size of Wales charity and Community Energy
Pembrokeshire. He is a member of the BT Wales Advisory Board,
WWF Cymru Advisory Panel and is Community Custodian for River