Peter Cantwell

With over 30 years of Commercial, Strategy and General Management experience in Australia and Internationally, Peter has held executive leadership roles in large multinational businesses, private equity owned organisations and ASX listed companies.

Before establishing Career Ahead in 2012, Peter’s last corporate role was Managing Director – Sales for the Fosters Group. His other significant roles have included; Managing Director – Lion Confectionery UK, General Manager – Australia for Independent Distillers, Commercial Strategy Director for Cadbury Schweppes, working across Africa and the Middle East, and Sales Strategy Director – EMEA for Cadbury. Peter also holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University.

Peter is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Career Ahead, bringing extensive leadership, industry, strategy and career development insights to education clients and program participants. As an industry and employability expert, Peter has developed innovative programs and services across the Career Ahead offering, that unlock real employability outcomes for students, educators, industry, parents and government.