Peter trained at Aberdeen University and completed a PhD in Surgery in Dundee, using ergonomic methodologies to evaluate surgical techniques, before switching to ophthalmic research, and a training programme in ophthalmology.
Between July 2014 until July 2015, Peter was the Fellow for Cornea and Anterior Segment at the University of Auckland. This role involved an extensive clinical and surgical workload in a unit led by Professor Charles McGhee, with exposure to complex and novel procedures in a tertiary centre of excellence. During his training, Peter acquired advanced experience in complex cataract surgery, corneal transplant and trauma repair. Since 2015, Peter has been working as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in NHS Fife and Forth Valley.
Peter is a specialist speaker for the Haag-Streit Academy 'Improving Outcomes' Biometry courses.