About Peter

Peter is a business consultant and an academic conducting research into the creative industries. His main interests are about the workforce and careers in this sector. 

As an independent consultant he works for media operations management ltd a company established to assist organisations with their people development, particularly in the UK television industry. He is an associate for c&e advisory.

In his academic role he is the course leader for the international MA in Global Media Business at the University of Westminster. This programme is delivered in Beijing, China and at the Harrow Campus of the University.

Currently he is conducting research for a PhD on UK Government Skills Policy and its impact on the UK Broadcast Industry. He runs occasional short courses on managing creative teams based on this research. His papers are freely available on ResearchGate.

He writes regular articles on management and leadership issues available at:-http://allabouttalent.wordpress.com/and Twitter:@allabouttalent.  

Until 2011 he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Broadcast Equality & Training Regulator (BETR).  Prior to that, for ten years he managed a global media development department in the Business Consulting Services of IBM and held several posts in PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting.

Peter began his career in broadcasting as a trainee at Thames TV. He went on to be an owner/manager of three production companies specialising in location recording, computer graphics and post-production. In academic roles he established and managed a Media Production BA at West Herts College and a MA degree in Media Management at the University of Hertfordshire. His book Managing in the Media was written to support these programmes.