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Peter Cheese

School of Management Advisory Board Member

Chief Executive, CIPD

Portrait of Peter Cheese


As CIPD’s Chief Executive, Peter writes and speaks on:

  • the development of HR
  • the future of work
  • the key issues of leadership, culture and organisation, people and skills

Before joining CIPD, he served as:

  • Chairman of the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Member of the Council of City & Guilds
  • Global Managing Director (and other leadership positions), Accenture

Additional posts

Peter is also:

  • a Fellow of the CIPD
  • a Fellow of the Australian HR Institute
  • a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
  • a Companion of the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute
  • a Companion of the British Academy of Management
  • Visiting Professor, University of Lancaster
  • Chair, Engage for Success
  • a Member of the Board, BPP University
  • an Advisory Board Member, Open University Business School

Peter holds honorary doctorates from Kingston University and the University of Bath.