Born in England, Peter graduated from St Bartholomew’s, London, in 1982, and began his GP training in Stafford before becoming a partner at a GP Practice. Whilst working as a GP in Stafford, he also held a position as an occupational health physician at numerous locations, as well as being the Departmental Head of Health and Safety at Stafford Hospital.

He moved with his family to Australia in 2003, accepting a GP position at Total Health Medical Centre in Yeppoon, Queensland.  In 2008 he and his wife bought the practice, and since then have expanded it to include a second location.