Peter Switzer is one of Australia's leading business and finance speaker and commentator, launching his own business over 20 years ago. His business has since grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing, financial services and business coaching.
Peter often MCs conferences where an understanding of the business principles of the industry is critically important to the success of the conference. His background working in radio with the likes of Doug Mulray, Richard Stubbs and the team from the Panel has given him a unique sense of humour. He has MC'd conferences for the Financial Planning Association and the Public Relations Association awards night among others.
Peter is an award-winning broadcaster, twice runner up for the Best Current Affairs Commentator award for radio, behind broadcaster Alan Jones. A former lecturer in economics at the University of NSW, Peter is currently: a weekly columnist for Yahoo!7 Finance, a regular contributor to The Australian newspaper, host of Talking Business for the Qantas in-flight service, Radio Q, finance commentator on Vega FM, and the host of his own TV show, Switzer, on SKY News Business Channel.
Peter Switzer is country’s foremost expert on the best businesses in Australia. He is the small business editor for The Australian newspaper and author of the book 350 Ways To Grow Your Small Business, which is not only a local business best seller but has been translated for the Chinese market.
He is a best-selling author with his GST: Your Questions Answered selling over 120,000 copies. He has also written two top selling money books -- Beating Debt and Increasing Wealth and SHARES: Your Questions Answered.