Peter is the Executive Director of the London Jewish Forum and took up his post in August of 2011. A former head of office to a shadow minister at Westminster, Peter has significant experience in issue based campaigning, as well as managing successful election campaigns inside and outside of London. A Political Science and International Studies graduate of the University of Birmingham, he served as sabbatical Vice-President (Academic Quality & Access) of the Guild of Students and in this role served on the University Council and Senate. Spending a years sabbatical at the Union of Jewish Students in their Campaigns team, Peter was also deeply engaged in young-peoples participation, particularly through organisations such as the UKYP, and campaigns such as Votes @ 16.
During his time at the Forum, Peter has led the organisation through its operational review and was editor and principle author of the 2012 London Jewish Manifesto. As lead facilitator to the Jewish Committee for the London Games, Peter served on LOCOG’s Faith Reference Group, advising the Olympic Games delivery authority on matters of concern for the Jewish Community. He was part of cross-community organisational teams that have delivered major events, such as the Munich Commemoration at the Guildhall and the annual Chanukah in the Square. Peter also sits on the Faiths Forum for London, an umbrella organisation bringing together London’s nine major faiths.