RAF Fighter Pilot and Prisoner of War
5'6'' Commonwealth Gold Medal Basketball Player
Corporate Horse Whisperer
Law, Sales and Other Drugs
Professor of Performance

John Peters BSc MBA MRAeS



John PetersJohn came to the world's attention in January 1991, when as a POW his bruised and battered face flashed onto television screens around the world. He has written two best-selling books on his experiences and won Independent Documentary of the Year and a BAFTA Award Nominee. He has extensive international media experience and enjoys an international speaking reputation.

During his RAF career, he flew Tornado GR1 on various squadrons and before founding UPH, he developed and delivered programmes on leadership, safety and human error in aviation. He was responsible for a Human Factors cultural change programme that was awarded a Flight International Aerospace Industry Award for Training and Safety. His key area of expertise is leadership and change with particular areas of interest being trust and failure. He is a fellow of Kingston Business School and a lecturer at Henley Management College and is currently writing a book on leadership.