Peter is a qualified accountant with 25 years’ experience as chief officer and finance director of a range of professional services firms in the legal sector.
Partnership Executive Officer, Bates Wells & Braithwaite London LLP
Since 2006 he has held that role for Bates Wells & Braithwaite (BWB) who are the leading lawyers in the charity and not-for-profit sector, and who act for many national professional bodies. Peter’s broad responsibilities cover finance, risk management, strategy governance, business development, IT, human resources, premises and public relations. Peter became involved with the Institute of Health Visiting as part of the service provided by BWB to assist with the creation of new charitable organisations, and BWB were happy to allow him the time to be a trustee with iHV.
Peter also sits on the board of Trustees Unlimited LLP, the governing Council of the University of Cambridge careers service, the marketing committee of CaSe LLP (charity and social enterprise insurance) and the sponsors steering group for the Honorary Treasurers Forum.
Many years ago Peter worked for seven years at the Health Visitors’ Association and prior to that at the British Association of Occupational Therapists and served for six years on the College of Occupational Therapists Advisory Council.