Peter is a proud Capetonian who is passionate about making a meaningful difference to small businesses in South Africa through the use of cloud technology. As a director of Iridium Business Solutions, he helps solve business problems and streamline processes through technology. They work with more than 30 different cloud applications on a regular basis and he is continuously testing and researching new apps in the market.
The business he and his brother have built provides monthly financial management to over 120 SMEs and is 100% cloud-based, strongly tech-focused and paperless. They have grown into a team of 16 young millennials whose goal is to break the traditional mould of the accountant in both looks and through the advice and value they provide.
Peter is an avid ultra-trail runner and tends to spend his weekends exploring the mountains and forests with his wife. He loves testing his limits and in 2017 completed two Half Ironman races. He is looking forward to entering the Full Ironman in the next few years.
His passion for small business mentorship has led him to get involved with presenting at the Better Living Challenge Incubator as well as providing business training to informal tradesman through the FixForward Trust. More recently, he has been involved as a mentor with Akro Accelerate, an incubator for tech start-ups. He was also recently appointed as an executive director of the Give for Good Foundation.
Peter has a passion for animals and has been fortunate to be able to use his skills and experience to help migrate TEARS Animal Rescue and SANCCOB to the cloud and continues to provide help and support to them.