Peter is a consulting director of Business Analysts Pty Ltd with over 23 years experience across a comprehensive range of IT roles including Senior Business Analyst, Project Manager, Systems Analyst, Information Architect, Development Team Leader, Tester and Programmer in the utilities, telecommunications, transport, financial services, pharmaceutical, mining and government sectors.
He has expertise in requirements elicitation and analysis, requirements planning, requirements management and traceability, business process modelling and re-engineering, business case development, tender preparation and evaluation.
Peter has designed, created and delivered business analysis courses based on the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®). He has established Business Analysis Communities of Practice, developed a Business Analyst Competency Program including the competency assessment, individual training and development plans, mentoring modules.
He has also practical experience and understanding in all phases of the software development life cycle with formal training and substantial practical experience in Object Oriented and Relational methodologies and architectures. Peter has undertaken post-graduate studies in Internet and Web Computing and has a degree in Accounting and Business Computing.
Highly experienced and enthusiastic business analyst. Worked mainly in financial services for major institutions, also has experience of other sectors. Equally at ease in dealing with business and technical people, at all levels.
Coming from a systems development background, has in-depth experience of most roles in the development life cycle including project manager, business analyst, systems analyst, tester, and developer – now specializing in business/systems analysis.
Particularly adept in gathering system requirements from the business, communicating them to the developers, testing that they have been implemented as expected, and then integrating the changes into the business processes.
Real believer in the power of teams. Acted as mentor to help develop other business analysts.