A leading figure in the media and creative arts, Sir Peter is non-executive Chair of ITV and chairs LoveCrafts, an online retailer. He led an independent review into the UK’s creative industries as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy. He is a non-executive board member of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), serves on the Advisory Boards of BBH and YouGov plc, and is currently Chair of the Baillie Gifford Non-Fiction Book Prize Trustees and President of the Crossness Engines Trust.
From 2013 until 2017 he was Chair of Arts Council England. He was also a non-executive director of DCMS, YouGov plc, President of the Royal Television Society, and Chief Creative Officer of Endemol where he personally devised several internationally successful formats such as Ready Steady Cook and Changing Rooms.