Peter Kaye AM


Peter Kaye AMStrategic Advisor – Jobs of the Future

Peter Kaye AM is the CEO of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Australia. He was appointed CEO in 2012 (the first in the scheme’s history), undertaking a range of governance roles for the Award nationally and internationally. Prior to this role, Peter founded Consultgroup, an international corporate governance and HR consultancy and has been a director and Chair of a range of private companies and mutual organisations, including Community First Credit Union.

He is also focusing his energies in the Solomon Islands where he has established the Y-Fin project as well as assisting set up of Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Units. Peter has a long history of volunteer work throughout the Pacific Islands, in particular supports credit union and micro finance initiatives in the Solomon Islands since 1993.

Peter has been a director and chair of a variety of company and charity Boards including SIDS and Kids. Chair of SIDS and Kids from 2006 to 2015 including driving several mergers paving the way to a national organisation. From 1992 Peter has been an active microfinance volunteer having established credit unions and savings clubs in 9 South Pacific countries. Peter is a recipient of the Father Ganey Award in Fiji.

Peter was educated in Geelong and finished schooling at Ashfield Boys High in Sydney. He graduated from Sydney University with Bachelor of Economics and later undertook studies at the University of Technology Sydney completing a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education. Peter has served on the Board of the South Pacific Economic Journal, Australian National University as well as been a tutor and guest lecturer in Change Management at the University of Technology, Sydney.

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