Peter Young is a retired partner of KPMG, having specialised in assurance and corporate recovery. After 35 years as a chartered accountant, including six years as managing partner, he left to develop a governance portfolio as a professional independent director. Peter is a Commander of the Order of St John, serving on the Priory Trust board, the South Island Regional Trust board and their respective audit and risk committees. Peter is also a member of the Comcare Charitable Trust board and in the past has been chairman or a director of a number of companies. He is a life member of Cholmondeley Children's Centre.