Peter Thompson was appointed to the Somerville House School Council in 2018. 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.
Moving to Australia in 2005, Peter began his association with Somerville House in 2007 when his daughter commenced 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.
Key current and previous appointments, roles and qualifications include:
- Member – Somerville House School Council (appointed 2018)
- Former chartered accountant and investment banker
- Former Managing Director – UBS Investment Bank