Peter is Director of Business Development at Pilgrims Group Limited where he determines the group strategy and plan for the development of UK and International Business globally. He will use this experience in his role as International Development Director for the Security Institute. His early career was in the Royal Air Force. Rising to Wing Commander his final appointment was in the Ministry of Defence, Central Defence Policy, developing international security policy. After 23 years, he left the Armed Forces and has worked for the Bank of England and the John Lewis Partnership.
Commenting on his new role Peter said “I am delighted to have been appointed to join the Board and very much look forward to working with my fellow Directors and to help the Institute achieve its goals. My time is split between the UK and Middle East where I currently spend 50% of my time and this will be a key factor to help develop the Institute’s international profile. As one of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals assessors since 2011 this will also enable me to additionally support the Institute’s promotion of the RCSP.”
Security Institute Chairman Emma Shaw commented “I am delighted to welcome Peter to the Security Institute board. He brings with him a wealth of experience which will bring benefits to all members . As part of the our growth strategy we wish to significantly develop our membership and support our existing members internationally. In particular our focus over the next couple of years will be to build on existing relationships in the Middle East/GCC region where we currently have a number of members. Peter brings a wealth of experience to help us achieve these aims and the fact that he spends half his time in the Middle East will help enormously.”