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Chief Executive Officer appointment

Published: November 18, 2022 12:12pm

On 18th November 2022, PCYC Chairperson Mr Geoffrey Stooke AM CitWA announced the appointment of Mr Peter Tranter as CEO, effective Monday 28th November 2022.

Mr Stooke confirmed Mr Tranter was chosen after an extensive selection process. “Peter has the ideal skills and qualifications to lead PCYC, bringing a wealth of experience from a legal, finance and education background,” he said.

Mr Stooke continued, “This appointment marks an exciting new chapter for PCYC and the Board is looking forward to working with Peter through our next strategic phase, as PCYC continues to deliver its purpose and grow our reach across WA.”

Peter is currently the PCYC Executive Manager, People & Safety. Before joining PCYC, Peter served in several senior roles at Notre Dame University, including Acting Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor/Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for the University’s corporate undertakings, including HR, Operations, Facilities, Marketing, International, Legal and Governance. Peter was also VET CEO at Notre Dame, with responsibility for the University's RTO business.

In addition to his recent work in the Education sector, Peter held senior roles with the UK Home Office and Australian Securities Exchange. A qualified Lawyer, Peter also holds degrees in English and History and has served on several Boards, including his current role as an appointee of the Archbishop of Perth at St Thomas More College, UWA.

Talking of his appointment, Mr Tranter said, “It is a privilege to have been chosen for this role. I look forward to working in partnership with the Board, incredible staff, volunteers and stakeholders who share a passion for improving the lives of at-risk youth”.

Mr Stooke would like to thank outgoing CEO Mr David van Ooran for his outstanding leadership and vision, particularly through the challenging times of the Coronavirus pandemic. His commitment to PCYC’s purpose has been exemplary and we wish him all the best for the future.

Peter Tranter