As Director of Education, Peter works closely with our teams in Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal to deliver a high-quality, inclusive education to all of the children UWS supports. He is also responsible for overseeing the growth of our four programmes and for introducing programmes into new countries.

Peter joined UWS in April 2019. He had initially studied for a Degree and Masters in International Development and worked and travelled in India and Latin America as well as working as an actor, director and writer. He then became a teacher and worked in the UK education system for 25 years.

After seven years as Headteacher of an inner-London secondary school, Peter established himself as a leadership specialist, coach and trainer. He worked for a range of schools across the primary, secondary and specialist sectors, as well as for leading national organisations such as the Association of School and College Leaders, Ambition School Leadership, the Cooperative College and Oxfam Education.