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Peter’s previous roles with the company include Chief Operating Officer of the Professional division of Thomson Reuters and President and CEO of Thomson Reuters Legal. Before joining West in 2005, Peter was president and CEO of Thomson Tax & Accounting, and before that CEO of Thomson Legal & Regulatory Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Peter has worked in the publishing and information industry for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Thomson in 1998, he served as managing director of Pitman Publishing, deputy chief executive of the Longman Group and chief executive of Pearson Professional in London. Peter is a director of Scholastic Corp. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bristol and a doctorate from the University of York.