Taking the reins as Chairman of the NIDA Foundation Trust in 2013, Peter leads the charge to raise funds and build up a corpus to support new learning opportunities, play commissions and productions, and to help NIDA grow and change to meet the highest educational standards. 

The development of a new Graduate School is the latest initiative to continue NIDA’s evolution as a major competitor on the world stage.

In 2015 Peter also became a NIDA Board Member.

Peter serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Sydney Film Festival. The Sydney Film Festival is Australia’s premier international film festival. It is an annual festival held in Sydney over 12 days and nights in June that showcases the best new films that cinema has to offer. 

 The Festival brings the best of the world cinema to Australia.