Peter is the Lead Independent director. He worked for the Old Mutual Group from 1978 to 2008, starting his career in actuarial and technical roles, and progressing through executive roles in a variety of business units. After demutualisation and the listing of Old Mutual plc in 1999, Peter was appointed deputy Managing Director of Old Mutual South Africa, responsible for the retail businesses, and at his retirement in 2008, was Managing Director (customer solutions for Old Mutual South Africa). He has subsequently served as an independent non executive director of a number of Old Mutual subsidiaries in Africa, including the Old Mutual Emerging Markets board from 2012. He has also served as independent chairperson of OMLACSA.
Education: Bachelor of Business Science (Hons) from the University of Cape Town, Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa
Other directorships: Peter is an independent non executive director of Oceana Group Limited and Real People Investment Holdings Proprietary Limited.
Board committees: Actuarial; Audit; Corporate Governance and Nominations; Responsible Business; Risk