Peter’s work focuses on serving universities and NGOs as well as global and local apparel manufacturers, retailers and logistics service providers in their search for senior executives. His special interest is in the succession planning of family businesses. He possesses over twenty years of line management experience which includes: senior positions at Peninsula Knitters, an international sweater manufacturer and marketer based in Hong Kong; President of Burlington Worldwide, the Apparel Fabrics Division of the largest textile company in USA; Main Board Director of TAL Apparel, one of the world’s largest woven garment manufacturer and marketer; Managing Director and Chief Representative of China for Betz Laboratory Inc., a major U.S. specialty chemical company; and Country Manager, Greater China, for Du Pont Teflon.
Peter currently serves on the Education Affairs Strategic Group of the Human Resources Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Prior to this post, he was the Chairman of the Human Resources Committee (2009-2014), Apparel & Footwear Committee (2003-2008) and served on the Chamber’s Board of Governors and Executive Committee. He is also a government-appointed member of the Management and Supervisory Training Committee of the Vocational Training Council and was the Chairman of a joint Government/Industry funded apparel innovation project hosted by HKUST.
As well, he serves on the advisory boards of both the Global Prime Source Forum and the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware. He is a founding partner of the Sustainable Apparel Initiative and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.