Peter is a chartered architect and client advisor accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He trained at the Architectural Association School, London, has been in practice for nearly forty years and worked with numerous world-class firms at Partner level, including Gensler and HOK. He now runs his own firm.
Peter’s projects include Project Principal for the design of the GCHQ Headquarters, Cheltenham. Following a detailed analysis of working requirements and the creation of an effective brief, historic working practices/cultures were replaced by a single, coherent, dynamic setting that supported the work/well-being of the staff. The circular floor plan promoted a single-culture organisation ("one team, one mission") and provided an efficient method of enclosing space securely. As Client Advisor he worked closely with the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, East Manchester, to help them deliver their pathfinder group of new schools, as part of the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme.
Peter is a member of the RIBA Professional Conduct Panel and an Examiner in Professional Practice at the Architectural Association. He provides expert testimony for dispute resolution. He is editor of the book Being an Effective Construction Client by RIBA Publications 2015 and a magistrate.