Peter is Chairman of a holding group of companies in the manufacturing, construction and property development sectors. He is also Chairman of three venture capital companies in various sectors that include packaging, food and telecommunications. Over the last ten years he has been a Board member of East Midlands Development Agency, Chairman of Audit Committee, Chairman of Derby Cityscape Regeneration Board, Board Member of D2N2 Local Enterprise and Chairman of Enterprise Zones. Peter has a breadth of private sector business experience and business leadership throughout the last thirty years. He has first hand experience of investment and considerable corporate governance expertise in respect of business and the education sector, where regeneration was invested heavily.