Peter is currently employed as the Deputy Head of Payments Settlements Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia. In this role he has oversight responsibility for the Bank's payment operations (including RTGS, Low Value and Fast Settlement Service) and back office treasury settlement function. The role also has responsibility for developing the Payment Settlements Strategic Plan, delivery of a portfolio of projects, and managing the Payments Settlements budget. Peter is also responsible for ensuring business continuity arrangements and service delivery for the Australian RTGS system and other key payment systems to meet the requirements of the Bank. Peter has been employed by the Reserve Bank of Australia since 1993. He has held management positions in the Bank’s Economic Analysis, International Markets, Domestic Markets, and Payments Settlements departments. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Griffith University, an Honours degree in Economics from Macquarie University and a Master of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University.