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key Peter Coldicott


Peter started work as a civil engineer, then established an "On the Job" training programme through 230 local authorities in NZ before working on an oilrefinery in Egypt, and London's Thames River Flood Protection Barrier. He has a Diploma in Civil Engineering.

For 13 years Peter became Harcourt's Group International Training Manager designing and implementing a franchise training system throughout Australasia, including 12 months developing a powerful online real estate traiinng system in the USA. Duirng this time Peter became a Licenced Real Estate Agent, and gained a Graduate Diploma in Real Estate Management and a Diploma in Training and Development. He also served several years as a director on the Real Estate ITO Ltd.

Since Peter has operated his own business as a self emplyed consultant assisting a wide range of clients achieve their goals ranging from the travel industry, construction, manufacturing, retail, local government, health (non profit) and professional services (accounting & legal) firms to name a few. This includes time as a General Manager of a small E-Learning software provider working on international sales of their product. Peter serves on CPIT's School of Business Industry Advisory Committee. In 2010 Peter completed a Bachelor in Applied Management - Business Transformation and Change.

His particular talent is an ability to change business cultures and devcelop people through strategy, then (where so many fail) the skills and persistence to implement business plans by working alongside people in a practical pregamatic way.

Adventurer, serial career changer, family man, philanthropist and Lifestyle Creator Peter Coldicott advocates his "Design Your Own Life" philosophy.

For over 35 years from Antarctica to the Arctic Circle and every continent between, Peter demonstrates through his extensive business experience and unique global adventures how he achieves the illusive quest for life balance, quality family time and self determination. Peter and his 18 year old son have just completed a 4300km 5 month walk through USA's Pacific Crest Trail. Stretching from Mexico to Canada, the trail's spectacular diverse scenery ranges from hot dry deserts to 4000m snow-capped mountain peaks.

As an entertaining down to earth presenter Peter tells his story of their incredible journey overcoming heat, freezing cold, physical and mental exhaustion, bears, snakes and a mountain lion experience, and of the amazing support from "Trail Angels". A story of focus, courage, endurance, resilience, and personal growth which crosses over to business and life's challenges today.

As a lucky Christchurch earthquake survivor Peter and his son decided to help others not so fortunate by promoting this expedition, fundraising thousands of dollars for earthquake ravaged Cholmondeley children's charity near Christchurch.

Peter's Presentation Style Inspiring, Motivating, Engaging, Enthusiastic, Real-Life Key Note Presentations.
Peter is available for key note presentations up to approximately an hour in duration, depending on client needs. Peter can customise his message to incorporate clients business objectives facilitating business focused workshops using adventure themes " Marketing and promotion, stakeholder relationship management and communication ( for fundraising or promotions) " Planning and Project Management " Goal Setting and Self (Wellness) Management for Achievement " Risk Management

Adventure Attitude
For over 35years from Antarctica to the Arctic Circle and every continent between, Peter demonstrates through his extensive business experience and unique global adventures how he achieves the illusive quest for life balance, quality family time and self determination.

His adventures include rafting down the Grand Canyon, climbing Mt Kilimanjaro in Kenya, cycling through China, trekking in the Himalayas, two winters ski guiding in Switzerland and sailing from Argentina to the Antarctic Peninsula to explore and ski tour. In 2012 Peter and his 18 year old son completed a 4300km 5 ½ month charity walk through USA's Pacific Crest Trail. Stretching from Mexico to Canada, the trail's spectacular diverse scenery ranges from hot dry deserts to 4000m snow-capped mountain peaks. They raised just under $10 000 for Cholmondeley Children's Charity.

Skills
Engineering: Structure, organisation, project management, planning and Health & Safety experience.
Sales and marketing: Brand knowledge, relationship, sales and account management.
Training: Highly developed facilitation, presentation, and interpersonal communication. Able to identify develop and deliver classroom and E- Learning. Design assessment and competency tools to NZQA standards
Management and Consulting: Developing people and business process to improve profit, productivity and reduce waste. Leadership includes the "Change Champion" role.

Contact us for a free no obligation discussion to disucss how Peter can work with your organisation or his availabity for a key note presentation