With nearly three decades’ of experience as a broadcaster in television and radio, Peter has become a familiar face and voice in Africa. He is currently a News Anchor/producer for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).
His media career has seen him work in Africa and abroad including a three-year stint as a news anchor/producer at BBC World Service in London. There he specialised in Pan-African news and current affairs. Other assignments over the years have included anchoring business programmes for CNBC Africa where he was also the Director for Corporate Communications. He spent some years at SABC Africa anchoring their flagship pan-African breakfast news programme which was broadcast across the continent.
He was also a prime-time business news anchor at the business channel Summit TV (now Business Day TV) and radio listeners have heard his voice over the years, presenting programmes on Talk Radio 702, Highveld Stereo and SAfm
He trained as an accountant at Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) and he graduated from the University of South Africa with a degree in Accounting. Prior to becoming a broadcaster, he worked in accounting, advertising, marketing, and business management.
Peter is in the final stages of his MBA with Henley Business School.
With his understanding of current affairs, particularly pan-African issues, and knowledge of business affairs, he is a much sought-after Conference Facilitator, Master of Ceremonies and Programme Director, both in South Africa and abroad.
Past assignments have included work:
- KPMG – The Africa Tax Conversation
- Global Reporting Initiative Africa, Regional Conference, South Africa
- The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) on many occasions
- The South African Institute of Professional Accountants Conference
- GTR Africa Trade Finance week Cape Town – South Africa
- International Organisation for Migration; the Health Ministers Conference at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
- World Export Development Forum, International Trade Centre Global Meeting Kigali, Rwanda
- World Economic Forum South Africa Cape Town – South Africa
- UN Global Compact Conference; Global Business Forum UN Initiative – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- UN Private Sector Forum; Heads of State & Business Leaders at Climate Summit, United Nations Building, New York
- UNDP Agribusiness Forum; moderating a high-level Public-Private Dialogue
- Transform Africa ITU Conference – moderator session with seven Heads of State Kigali – Rwanda
- Africa Green Revolution Conference – Oslo, Norway
- Local Government Tourism Conference, South Africa
- Annual Skills Development Summit, Pretoria
- Africa Capacity Indicators Launch and Roundtable – London
- African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum
- Africa Public-Private Partnership Conference – Cape Town
- African Presidential Leadership Centre, Education Forum ; Five Heads of State
- Public Sector ICT Forum with Public sector CIO’s, South Africa
- World Tourism Forum; Africa Summit – Accra,