Peter is a solicitor specialising in European law. and one of Britain’s leading political commentators on business, politics and global trends. He writes for various national newspapers. Peter is a regular contributor to radio and television programmes.
Peter has been at the centre of European business and politics for 25 years and in his book, What Next?, created the theory of Smart Power – how countries, business and people can maximise their influence to measure and achieve their aims.
He has stood for the UK and EU Parliaments and was appointed by former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, as Media and Policy Director of the Conservative Party in the EU from 2005-2008. He has worked extensively in government relations having been Director of the Brussels-based lobbying firm, Teneo Cabinet DN, and Europe Director of BSkyB.
Did you know? Peter invented the word Brexit!