Peter was specially selected by Edward de Bono in 1992 to be among the first 12 persons in the world to be personally trained and certified by him to provide training in the Six Thinking Hats® System, Lateral Thinking™ and Creativity Programs, The Power of Perception™ program, Focus on Facilitation™, Simplicity™ and Six Value Medals™.
In recognition of his excellent performance in providing training to thousands of senior executives from major corporations in Singapore and the Asia Pacific, he was appointed Master Trainer by Dr de Bono for Asia in December 1993.
On account of his consistent phenomenal success, he was publicly acknowledged by de Bono in his website message as his “best trainer internationally”.
In 2002, he was among only three trainers worldwide to be awarded Lifetime Certification in all Edward de Bono Thinking Programs on account of his training excellence.
A witty and engaging personality, he has been a guest on television shows in Singapore and featured in numerous human resource publications.
Peter consistently receives extremely high ratings from seminar participants at his public and corporate seminars for his excellent presentation skills, knowledge and fine sense of wit.
His client list of more than 500 corporations and multinationals include Citibank Singapore, Singapore Airlines, Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific, Cisco Systems, United Overseas Bank, Infineon Technologies, Singapore Press Holdings, as well as Defence Science & Technology Agency, PSA Corporation Limited, AXA Life Insurance and National University of Singapore.
In Hong Kong, he has trained the management and executives of China, Light and Power, PCCW, Hutchison Whampoa, Hong Kong Jockey Club and various arms of the civil service and government-linked organisations, including Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department, Hong Kong Efficiency Unit and MTR Corporation, among many others.
Together with his co-director Linda Low, Peter has steered strategic planning initiatives at the governmental level in Sri Lanka as part of their post-tsunami reconstruction efforts, as well as in Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.
His experience also spans diverse industries which include banking, finance, communication, media, fast-moving consumer goods, information technology, electronics manufacturing, energy, transport and logistics, educational institutions and government agencies.
As a keynote speaker, he has taken the platform at international conferences on Thinking including the First International Thinking Conference organised by the European Commission on Education in Dublin.
Peter’s numerous projects in promoting international goodwill through music have been recognised by the Singapore Government and beyond.
In 1979, he was awarded the prestigious Individual National Youth Service Award at the Istana and his subsequent continual outstanding musicianship won him a government scholarship in 1990 to pursue further studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Listed in the Official Artistic Directory of Singapore and the Who’s Who list of American Biographical Institute Inc., he was awarded Papal colours by Pope John Paul II in 1995 and knighted as Knight Commander of the order of St Gregory the Great (with Star) by the Pope in 2003 for his service to the Church and the State.
In 2007, he was awarded a Doctorate in Sacred Music by the Indiana-based Graduate Theological Foundation in the United States.
Outside of his lectures with the Singapore Institute of Management, the Hong Kong Management Association and strategic planning for corporations, Peter is a Charter Member of de Bono Thinking Systems, which is listed in the American INC. 500 of companies.
He is currently President of Edward de Bono Training Pte Ltd, which is the regional centre of the Edward de Bono Network.
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