Peter was born in London, England and started dancing aged five and competing five years later. Peter retired from competition aged twenty seven. In the years between, together with Lynn Harman, they became the most successful all round competitive couple of all time making many records that still stand today.
After retiring Peter went to the USA to expand his dance knowledge and ended up creating the very first Ballroom Theatre Company. Following seven highly successful, critically acclaimed years he returned to London to create the Semley Studio which many regarded as the most respected and popular studio in the world for top class competitive dancers.
He was and is known as a teacher of many National, Continental and World Champions and is unique in training champions consecutively in both Ballroom and Latin.
As a judge he is remembered as an impressive Chairman of Judges for the Blackpool (British Open) and National Championships as well as the inaugural Chairman of the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) “Grand Slam Series” As an administrator he created the International DanceSport Judges and Trainers Association as well as the Monaco Dance Association of which he remains International Dance Director and English Dancesport Association (DSE).