Peter joined the Artswork team in March 2012, as Strategic Manager for Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton & Isle of Wight.
He has previously managed both Portsmouth City Council’s Arts and Cultural Development Service and the Hampshire Young Creatives programme. Just prior to joining Portsmouth City Council he was one of the Area Programme Managers for Find Your Talent – PUSH: http://www.findyourtalent.org/pathfinders/partnership-urban-south-hampshire-push
He has over 25 years experience in arts planning and management, both in the public arts funding system and with independent arts organisations. His posts have ranged from responsibility for the capital and regeneration programmes at the Southern Regional Arts Board to working as the first Director of Business in the Arts South.
As an arts consultant he has provided research, planning and management services (including feasibility study work, strategy development, research and evaluation studies, business planning and organisational development) to arts organisations, local authorities, and other public and private agencies.
Favourite film: Cinema Paradiso
Favourite book: The Alexandria Quartet – Lawrence Durrell
Favourite album: Solid Air – John Martyn
Environmental pledge: To share papers with colleagues at meetings to save paper and printing.