Having worked in the sector for over 15 years Peter founded BlackRock Training in the autumn of 2016. Peter was previously MD at Avanta, a large employment service and skills provider to both DWP and SFA. Avanta, as a Prime Contractor, delivered services directly to DWP and SFA as well as managing provision through a network of subcontractors. Following the successful sale of Avanta, Peter joined System Training as MD in 2015. Both Avanta and System Training progressed into securing Ofsted grade two under Peter’s leadership. Peter is a qualified accountant, holds an MBA from Cass Business School and is a Chartered Director with Fellowship status at IOD.