Peter Hills

Lancashire, Manchester & the North West

Previously Chief Executive of Manchester Business Link, Peter has held several senior positions with major brewing organisations. His expertise lie principally in sales and marketing and human development. Peter’s values are honesty and integrity, coupled with a talent for getting the best out of others. He is extremely energetic, has passionate views and is the epitome of the power of positive thinking.

Peter is the owner of Untapped Potential, a specialist recruitment company which has been developed over 15 years and which tests for culture fit alongside competence.

Peter established his first CE group in 2000. His groups are an incredibly varied mixture of CEOs of large corporates, owner managers of small independents, family businesses and even public sector organisations. Creativity, innovation and good-humour are actively encouraged within the membership but he also takes pride in promoting challenge, being practical and above all operating at extremely high energy levels.

While under Peter’s chairmanship his groups have achieved some dazzling success in business, and overall there have been many life changing moments for group members.

Peter loves all sorts of music, the more diverse the better, and is passionate about live events. He remains in constant search for great restaurants and is fascinated by people.

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