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Welcome new Somerville House School Council member

Somerville House News

Posted 10/12/2018

The PMSA is pleased to welcome Peter Thompson who has recently been appointed to the Somerville House School Council.

A UK qualified chartered accountant and investment banker, Peter studied philosophy, politics and economics at St John’s College, Oxford. He spent most of his career in investment banking providing financial advice to international companies and was a former managing director of many including of UBS Investment Bank.

Moving to Australia in 2005, Peter began his association with Somerville House in 2007 when his daughter Sidonie commenced her journey at the school. Peter is a past treasurer of Somerville House Parents & Friends Association, a director (and briefly chairman) of the Somerville House Foundation. He is a continuing donor to the Somerville House Foundation.

Peter brings his strong finance, investment and corporate finance skills to the Somerville House School Council and is a welcome addition to the diverse skills on the School Council.