Chair since: 2011
Group: TECR 213

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TEC Mentor Peter Black“TEC and its members provide a valuable forum for SME owners, CEOs and business leaders to grow personally and professionally in a fast changing, volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment.  I am privileged as a TEC Chair to be a facilitator of change, growth, learning, personal connection, perspective and support to my group members.”

Peter has extensive experience working with chief executives and senior executives in the private sector, particularly professional services, in Australia. Peter is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary, having spent 26 years with Price Waterhouse/PricewaterhouseCoopers in various consulting and practice management roles.

Peter’s most recent significant role with PwC was National Operations Director from 2001-2005 where he was responsible for a number of shared service functions and teams including change management projects, credit control, facility management, practice management systems, resource management and secretarial/document processing services. Peter gained extensive change management and team leadership experience through his involvement in the merger of the legacy firms of PwC in 1998, the rationalisation and reorganisation of various business units therein, and then the subsequent strategic realignment of the firm to meet changing external market demands.

In 2007, Peter set up his own business, www.peterblackcoaching.com, providing Executive Coaching, Career Transition Consulting, On-Boarding and Professional Practice Management consulting services. From 2007-2011, Peter also consulted to global career transition company DBM and various individual clients undertaking career transition and executive coaching programs. As well as being a TEC Chair, Peter as been appointed by the Australian Computer Society as their preferred Career and Executive Coach, is a specialist Retirement presenter for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and also provides audio recordings for Business Essentials. Peter has also been profiled and engaged by the ICAA in relation to his enabling and adaptation of various social media platforms for business purposes.

Specialities:

  • Assessment instruments – Emotional Intelligence, Extended DISC, Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument, Hogan Assessments, Life Options Profile, Lominger Leadership Architect, LSI, Matrigma, Myers Briggs, Retirement Success Profile
  • Career and executive coaching
  • Facilitation
  • Media comment and presentations
  • Technology and social media

Key focus areas:

Preparing for, dealing with and creating opportunities from change – including managing the ongoing transition process – whether for individuals or business.

Professional memberships:

  • Chartered Accountants ANZ
  • International Coach Federation

Best piece of business advice would offer someone:

Be very self aware and obtain frequent feedback – then play to your strengths.

A CEOs biggest challenge:

Ensuring business and personal strategies are focused on change and the future.


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