As a Crisis Communications expert, over the last 19 years Peter has prepared multiple companies for hostile events, as well as achieving successful crisis outcomes and rebuilding reputations, with sexual abuse/harassment cases, criminal and civil litigation, parliamentary and regulator inquiries, internal disruption, shareholder activism, activist campaigns, extortion threats, and a variety of other governance issues.
He is Chair of Wilkinson Butler, a mid-sized corporate affairs consultancy. He is also Chair of the Alliance for Journalists' Freedom, which advocates in Australia for a strong accurate media as a cornerstone of democracy, and for greater press freedom is the APAC region. He does other pro bono work in the sustainability sectors.
Peter was one of Australia's most respected journalists with over 30 years working on programs including the TDT, Four Corners, ACA and 60 Minutes. He continues to publish on a variety of outlets.