Peter was previously Director of the City Development Board. This was a multi-agency Board delivering social, economic and cultural programmes. Prior to his move to Local Government, he had led organisational change and rightsizing with the Ireland’s major telecom company. Having begun working as Director of the National Youth Council Peter moved to Ireland’s National Training and Employment Agency (FAS) where he managed enterprise and employment programmes. Peter holds an MA from Maynooth University and an MBA from Dublin City University.