Peter was appointed as the joint chief executive of Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Yeovil District Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust in September 2021 – the first role within the new single leadership team across both trusts.
Peter joined Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust in 2005 as director of finance and performance. He then became deputy chief executive of the acute trust in 2008 and took on the responsibility of chief operating officer in 2010. Following the alliance between Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Somerset Partnership Foundation Trust in May 2017, Peter became chief executive of both organisations in November 2017. Prior to joining Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Peter was director of performance at Dorset and Somerset Strategic Health Authority, and also worked in both commissioning and provider organisations in Somerset prior to that. Peter is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.