Peter is the former CEO of PAC-UK, the country’s largest independent adoption support agency. Having spent his early years in residential care prior to being adopted in the early 50s he has worked in services for looked after and adopted children for 40 years.
His experience includes managing residential care services, managing practice learning, lecturing and working as a Development Manager for National Children’s Bureau. He is trained as a social worker, family therapist and practice teacher.
Peter has led significant projects including the NCB project Improving Educational Opportunities for Looked After Children, and the Inside Outside Project working with birth mothers in prison and through the gateway as part of the Cabinet Office Social Exclusion Unit.
He is the former Chair of CASA (Consortium of Adoption Support Agencies), is a member of the Adoption Leadership Board and of the Adoption Support Expert Advisory Group.