Holmes à Court
Peter Holmes à Court is currently living in New York, finishing his first book for publishers Penguin Riding with Giants. Peter has taken an extended sabbatical from his business roles, although remains active overseeing his investment in the National Rugby League team the South Sydney Rabbitohs along with Russell Crowe.
In 1993, Peter formed Back Row Productions, operating in New York, London and Sydney. Back Row produced over 20 live shows in 30 countries and 300 cities worldwide. Live acts included the Australian show Tap Dogs, Eddie Izzard and Jerry Seinfeld.
Peter returned to Australia in November 2000 and until January 2004 held the position as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Agricultural Company and was responsible for re-listing AACo on the Australian Stock Exchange. Founded in 1824, AACo is Australia's oldest continuously operating company and today is the largest cattle company in the world managing over 600,000 head of cattle over 15 million acres.
He has been the director of Queensland Rail, Australia's largest rail operator, internet broadcasting start-up Viocorp International, was the Founding Chairman of The Greater Sydney Partnership and Brand Sydney, a not for profit initiative established to help promote Sydney's interests as a global city; and Stoll Moss Theatres, the UK's largest group of Live Theatres.
Peter Holmes à Court read law at Oxford University and received his BA in economics and theatre from Middlebury College, Vermont. He is also active as an international public speaker.
Client Comments for Peter Holmes à Court
Peter Holmes à Court travels from Switzerland
- Peter was very well received by the audience - he delivered on the brief requested and feedback has been very positive.
Sport and Recreation Communities, NSW
- Very good natured, easy to deal with - and kept the audience engaged!
Queensland University of Technology
- Champion of Reform and Re-Imaging
- Passion and Business - Making it Work
- Significant Change in Turbulent Times
- The Essence of Leadership and Change Management
- The Power of Sport
- The Spirit of Entrepreneurship
- Why Sport Is Important... to Communities, to Kids, to Business and to Cities
"I was very satisfied with the level and speed of contact and follow up."
Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS)
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