Peter Holmes à Court
Writer, loyal to Australia, based in Kenya, following stories of human movements across the world
Peter had a 20 year career as an executive and company director, running companies in the US, UK and Australia before making a move to become a writer. Peter is currently signed with Penguin/RandomHouse to write RIDING with GIANTS, his autobiography. His articles on the World Economic Forum in Davos have appeared in numerous publication over the last four years. Peter’s articles and images have been published in The Guardian, The Australian, Huffington Post, Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald amongst others. Peter’s executive positions include the being founding Chairman of The Greater Sydney Partnership Limited and the Brand Sydney Initiative, the CEO of the Australian Agricultural Company, Australia’s largest cattle enterprise, and Executive-Chairman of the South Sydney Rabbitohs Rugby League team, winners of the 2014 National Rugby League championship. He founded Back Row Productions which produced live shows in 30 countries and 300 cities with acts including the Australian show Tap Dogs, the UK’s Eddie Izzard (in the US) and the US’s Jerry Seinfeld (in the UK). Two filmed specials aired on PBS across the US. As a non-Executive Director he held positions at the Barangaroo Delivery Authority, Queensland Rail, Stoll Moss Theatres (London), and was a Trustee of the Queensland Performing Arts Trust. Peter read law at Oxford University and received his BA in economics at Middlebury College, Vermont.