Peter joined the Board in September 2017.
He has 20 years’ experience as a national and local leader of social care and public sector services. He has a track record of improving social care services and significant experience of improving performance, culture, delivering efficiencies in services and building confidence within the workforce.
Peter joins Hanover following his retirement from Birmingham City Council after 14 years service, during which he held a number of strategic roles. Most recently he was Strategic Director for People, responsible for adult and children’s social care, education, public health, housing support and commissioning, before which he was Strategic Director for Social Care and Health and Strategic Director for Adults and Communities.
He was Director of Social Services for North East Lincolnshire Council and previously has had a range of social work and management positions within Humberside and North East Lincolnshire.
Peter is a trustee of Community Integrated Care and a longstanding Board Member for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), the national body for research and development work in social care. He also serves as National Executive Member and Treasurer of the New NHS Alliance.
He has a degree in Social Work and an MBA.
In June 2012, Peter was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to social and health care.