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Peter Thompson

Friday Positive Schools Host

8.45 – 15.30

Voices of Wellbeing


About Peter


Peter Thompson is a broadcaster, educator, author and communication consultant.


He is a Fellow of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government where he teaches executive programs in communication strategy and adaptive change, risk and crisis communication and behavioural change.


He presented ABC TV’s Talking Heads – a program of intimate conversations about the lives of prominent Australians – for six seasons.  Previously - he was the voice of ABC Radio’s AM and Radio National Breakfast – for fourteen years.


Peter directs the Centre for Leadership which works with the public, private and not-for-profit sectors on communication strategy and practice.


His books include “Persuading Aristotle” and “The Secrets of the Great Communicators”. 


He was educated at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, the Australian Graduate School of Management and the Australian National University.


He is also an Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University’s Department of International Communication.