Peter provides specialist Electronic support to assist with the research and teaching activities in the group. He is a member of Institution of Engineering and Technology and Incorporated Engineer Status (IEng).

He has a wide and diverse engineering background and has been involved with the design, prototyping and manufacture of bespoke electonic surveillance equipment for the UK Government. Peter started his career as a Communications engineer with the Royal Air Force before working for Devon and Cornwall Constabulary as a Technical Surveillance Officer. From here he moved to Wiltshire Constabulary and then onto Government based work in London.

In 2009 he formed Special Engineering Products Ltd, a company specailising in the design, manufacture and installation of Electronic Surviellance Equipment. The company’s clients included the UK Police Service, the UK Military, Toshiba UK, Great Western Railway, RNLI and FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft).