Peter is an internationally recognized educator and administrator who has provided leadership in the public, independent, and post-secondary sectors in British Columbia. He completed his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy at UBC in 2010 and is a contributing author of a book entitled, What Every Teacher Needs to Know: Topics of Inclusion, published by Wipf and Stock, 2017.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Winnipeg, a Teacher Certification diploma from UBC, a Master of Educational Leadership from the University of Victoria and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from UBC.
His experience in education includes 20 years in the public sector with the Richmond and Abbotsford School Districts, as well as four years as teacher and administrator with the Department of National Defense in Lahr, Germany. In 1997, he was recruited to become Superintendent of MEI Schools in Abbotsford, where an elementary and middle school were established under his leadership.
From 2010-2018 Peter was the Executive Director of the Federation of Independent Schools (FISA) in British Columbia, advocating on behalf of 310 independent schools and 83,000 students. In 2018, Peter was recruited as Superintendent of China Maple Leaf Educational Systems, where he served for three years. He was responsible for 15 BC certified schools in China, enrolling 8,000 students and supported by 400 teachers and support staff.