Peter James Harper


Peter is the Chairman of Harper Bernays Limited and HB Biotechnology. In recent years he has also spent considerable time managing and acting as co-trustee of the Harper Bernays Charitable Trust, which supports a range of charitable activities in the arts, medical research, the environment and poverty relief, both in Australia and the wider Asian region.

Peter has been directly involved in the finance and securities industry since 1973, and during that time has gained extensive experience in banking and merchant banking with the ANZ Banking Group, BA Australia Ltd, and Hill Samuel (now Macquarie Bank). Peter has been involved in stockbroking since 1984 and ran Bain and Company’s (now Deutsche Bank) worldwide equities division. He was also previously the Managing Partner of MacDougall and Company Limited, a member firm of the Sydney Stock Exchange.

Peter has an MBA from Melbourne University and was, until its listing, a member of the Australian Stock Exchange. Peter is the author of The Little Green Book – A Gardener’s Guide to Investing ©

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