Consultant, GADENS Law Firm
Peter attended Gregory Terrace followed by the University of Queensland where he graduated in Commerce. He began work in the New Legislation Division of the National Office Australian Tax Office in Canberra for seven years, during which time he obtained a Law degree from Macquarie University.
After resigning from the ATO, he returned to Brisbane and joined the International Accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu where he completed his Professional Year studies to enable him to be admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He remained with Deloitte for over 20 years, becoming a partner for most of that time. His clients included large multi-national companies such as Mitsui, Itochu, Sumitomo, Mack Trucks, Dominion Energy as well as local companies such as Queensland Television and Allgas Energy.
After retiring from Deloitte, Peter became a Director of a number of public listed and unlisted companies and continues to retain some of those directorships. He has also been involved in a number of not for profit organisations such as being a Committeeman (and then President) of Tattersalls Club. Currently, he is the Chairman of Sunnybank Rugby Club (one of the largest electronic gaming machine Clubs in Queensland) and Deputy Chairman of Centacare, an agency of the Archdiocese of Brisbane.