Peter Kaye AM is the CEO of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Australia. Prior to this role, he 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. Peter was appointed into his current role as CEO and has undertaken a range of governance roles for the Award both nationally and internationally. Peter has been a Director and Chair of a variety of company and Charity Boards including SIDS and Kids. He was Chair of SIDS and Kids from 2006 to 2015, including driving several mergers - paving the way to a national organisation. Since 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. He is currently focusing his efforts in the Solomon Islands, where he has established the Y-Fin Project - as well as assisting the set-up of Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Units. Peter has a long history of volunteer work throughout the Pacific Islands, in particular supporting credit union and microfinance initiatives in the Solomon Islands since 1993. 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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