Peter Gammell is currently the Executive Chairman of Invictus Advisory Pty Ltd and Non-Executive Chairman of Octet Finance Pty Ltd. Prior to this role he was Chief Executive Officer of Seven Group Holdings and Deputy Chairman of Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd (ACE), the Western Australian based holding company associated with Mr. Kerry Stokes. He was the Managing Director of ACE for 21 years which is now one of Australia’s largest private companies.
He has served as a Director of Seven Network Ltd, RM Williams Ltd, National Hire Ltd, Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd and was the Chairman of Coates Hire. He led the creation of the Seven Media Group, a joint venture between Seven Network Limited and the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in 2006. In June 2010 Mr Gammell was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Seven Group Holdings Limited, a public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange which was formed as a result of the merger of Seven Network Limited and WesTrac Holdings Pty Ltd.
He currently serves as a Director of Seven West Media Limited (formed in 2011 by the merger of West Australian Newspapers Holdings with Seven Media Group), is a Director of Thinksmart Ltd, a UK based consumer finance company which is listed on AIM in London, and in January 2018, joined the Board of Directors of OneVentures Pty Ltd.
During Peter’s career he has been instrumental in acquiring and building multi-billion dollar enterprises with in excess of $10 billion of mergers and acquisitions.
Mr Gammell is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Edinburgh.