Peter is the Managing Director of Ecowize Group in Australia and New Zealand. He is the head of the leadership team and serves on the Ecowize Group Board of Directors.
Establishing the Australian division of the group in 2001 and the New Zealand division in 2002, he has significant global experience across the Ecowize Group, also covering the European, South African and American markets.
Peter led the Ecowize Group in obtaining multiple SAI Global certifications. One of those in particular, the Food Safety ISO 22000, propelled the Ecowize business to be more innovative, effective, transparent and accountable. It helped shape the organisation to achieve record growth and client retention, strengthening the group’s overall leadership position in the market.
Peter joined the cleaning industry as a management trainee at the world’s largest contract cleaning company, ISS in Denmark, and progressed to operations manager. He was instrumental in obtaining 9001 certification for the Food Service Division.
Upon arriving in Australia, Peter dedicated a number of years to EcoLab in the food and beverage chemicals division, where he specialised in cleaning and sanitation chemicals for the food industry. He also worked as commercial director for Adshel, which was a member of the APN News and Media Group at the time.
Peter holds a Master of Business Administration from MGSM. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Organisation from Aarhus School of Business and A Ship Master’s Degree, Naval studies from Copenhagen College of Navigation. Peter is a member of the Ecowize Group Board of Directors and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.