Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson

Awards:  IoD Director of the year finalist – twice

1st person in the world accredited in Insights Deeper Discovery

Qualifications: Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma | MBA (Henley) | FRSA | Chartered Manager | Certified Management Consultant | Accountant | NLP Master Practitioner | Personality Psychology inc Insights Discovery


Severn Trent plc Freelance for the last 20 years which have varied from large/global to small/local
SPECIALIST SKILLS Coaching and mentoring or executives/partners, strategic analysis and direction, the blend of “hard” and “soft” business skills
OTHER Ex Chair, Trustee, Secretary, Treasurer, Director of various charities and Not for Profits

Peter Johnson
NXD Non-Exec

Peter is someone who develops high performing individuals, teams and organisations; creating lasting positive change.
He worked in the private, public and corporate sectors rising to Finance Director level before promotion to Regional General Manager.  He left corporate life by choice to develop a portfolio career. His wealth of experience is underpinned by achievements in a career spanning accountancy, HR, operations, project management, sales, general management and consultancy. He has respected ability as a specialist and leader who creates change that sticks.

Over a varied freelance career, Peter has created a considerable portfolio of pragmatic business tools, and authored a growing list of publications.

His clients range from small businesses to large global brand names. He has gained a solid reputation for understanding clients and delivering high quality, forward-thinking, workable approaches to rapidly improve performance and profitability. Often including major input to shape the strategic direction. For example: strategic review positioning a business for 120% growth to £100m; developed 216 managers/directors at the FCO; rapid intervention to change dysfunctional behaviour for a bank’s MD and his international leadership team.   He is an alumnus of two top international business schools with a range of other qualifications to support his experience. Voted IoD ‘Director of The Year’ Finalist two years running and recently gained the prestigious FT NED Diploma. Insights Discovery award winner, UK Mentor and the world’s first Accredited Practitioner in Deeper Discovery – probably the most profound business tool in personality psychology.

Plus, someone who continues investing heavily in their own development ensuring that thoughts of yesterday are not delivered into the world of today. In addition, Peter has developed, and now teaches, a bespoke consultancy programme to other people who wish to add a consultancy string, in the SME sector, to their bow.

  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • Business & Financial Services
  • Charities, Social Enterprise & Not for Profit
  • Construction, Property & Real Estate
  • Public Sector & Government