Peter is dedicated to helping people understand and express themselves better. A career and personal coach, as well as an expert in presenter training, Peter helps people live more meaningful lives.
“My folks wanted me to be a design architect. At 20 years of age I went to Rome, Italy. To earn cash I had the choice of washing dishes or processing film in a dark room. I chose film.”
Educated in the UK Peter studied photography and film at an Academy of Film in Rome, Italy. Recently Peter furthered his studies at Oxford in Business Psychology.
I love anything that presents itself as:
Not what was expected?
Showing things as they are not as we are.
Ideas presented with unwavering resolve and true creativity of thought and deed.
Peter Penny’s favourite thought: “If not NOW, when?” Hillel the Elder
The Real Me
Peter is ENTJ according to Myers Briggs and according to ‘Strength Finder’ he is an Activator of people, Maximiser of their creativity and a Strategic Thinker.
Officially - the Reel Me
Peter Penny was CEO of Connected Pictures, a digital production company He has produced and supervised communications programmes globally. Connected Pictures is also successful in factual entertainment broadcast.
Peter has held international board positions with IABC – International Association of Business Communicators out of San Francisco. And, for Saatchi & Saatchi, MMA, HP-ICM and PurchasePoint, once part of the Grayling group. He has even produced for theatre shows in the West End; a percentage of his time is also devoted to encouraging young talent at London College of Communication where he was nominated for a Doctorate in Communication. Peter sponsored a food store for women prisoners in Nigeria.
His high profile projects include a three-year programme of internal communications for British Airways. He produced and directed the first ever teleconference symposium linking Japan, USA, Canada, Italy, France and UK. With Hill & Knowlton he led the creative team for the ‘Enlargement of Europe’. Over several years, Peter reported on the global growth of Mittal Steel as it became ArcelorMittal.
He continues his documentary work with ‘cause for concern’ projects. Peter has worked recently in the slums of Delhi and Mumbai creating discussion on juvenile marriage of girls as young as 12 and 13. Similarly on a separate project he reported on education in out lying districts of Calcutta. In Africa he worked with one of the major cheetah conservation teams in Namibia.
Finally, a while back Peter returned having climbed a mountain a month across the globe to raise awareness and funds for UK Brain Tumour charity. Armed with skills of surviving in tough climates Peter has teamed up with Jim McNeill of Ice Warrior as second in command for this all-important expedition to a region of The Arctic yet unvisited by man. The intention is to report back to a group of Scandinavian scientists on our findings based on the experiments they will outline.