Peter began his career in Catholic education as a classroom teacher at St Francis Xavier, Runaway Bay in 1977. He was the foundation principal of Star of the Sea, Hervey Bay from 1984 to the end of 1993. The next appointment was a ten year stint as principal of Guardian Angels, Ashmore and this was followed by a move back to St Francis Xavier as principal in July 2003.

Peter is inspired by the Ignatian Tradition and has been leading the school community through Ignatian Formation and Spirituality. He is a member of the Southport Parish and is engaged in the Ministry of the Eucharist and Aged Care.

Peter’s qualifications include a Diploma of Teaching- Primary (McAuley College), Graduate Diploma of Education -Religious Education (ACU), Bachelor of Education (University of South Australia), Master of Educational Leadership (ACU).