Peter is an experienced academic leader with a track record of operational, strategic and change leadership at Departmental, School and Faculty level in UK universities creating high performance teams in areas as diverse as Business, Law, Science, Psychology and Sport and Exercise. He is one of only approximately a thousand Principal Fellows of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. His Principle Fellowship was based on his work around the design of flexible, digital learning spaces and technology enhanced learning and teaching. Throughout his academic career, Peter has been an exponent of digital and technology enhanced learning.
Peter also comes from a commercial background having started his career working in the Eurobond market in London before he entered higher education. Consequently, he has championed commercial activity throughout his academic career, led income generation and built partnerships with external bodies, particularly in STEM subjects. This has resulted in the formal signing MOUs and building key sustainable commercial partnerships. Consequently this has had beneficial social impact and enhanced student experience.