Peter was appointed Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister in May 2017. He is also the Prime Minister’s Sherpa for the G7 and G20. Immediately prior to taking up this role he was Director of Strategy at the FCO.
His previous roles have been in the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism in the Home Office. In 2009-2010 he worked at the independent Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq conflict. Between 2006-2009 he was in the cabinet of the European Trade Commissioner. He has also worked on a range of security and multilateral issues in the FCO and overseas.
Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister
Previous roles in government
Director of Strategy
- 2013 to 2017