Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Peter has worked for DELWP and it’s predecessors for over 20 years. Peter is an experienced land and bushfire management practitioner. He has demonstrated knowledge and performance in managing complex land management issues and responding to significant bushfire emergency incidents. Peter is a proven people manager skilled in all aspects team development, recruitment and performance management. Peter is a an endorsed Level 3 Incident Controller and led the response to the 2019/20 bushfires in East Gippsland as Incident Controller and Deputy Incident Controller for 5 months. He has also been involved in all the major fires in Victoria over the last 20 years including the 2009 Black Saturday fires. Peter has also been deployed to fires across Australia including NSW, Tasmania and Western Australia. Peter is currently the Project Leader for Emergency Management in Gippsland overseeing the readiness and response and emergency management arrangements for Forest Fire Management Victoria staff in the region.