Mr Peter Leihn

BD & Commercial Director

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Peter has worked across Australia and Asia with global ICT companies Hewlett-Packard and Autodesk developing markets for new technologies. Prior to joining Data61 Peter held several senior leadership positions in the NSW Government including heading the Office of the Director-General for Water and Energy, Director of the Office of the Chief Scientist and Engineer and Director of the Office for Science and Research where he drove policy development and program delivery in environmental management, renewable energy and research commercialisation.

Current Roles

  • Director
    Business Development and Commercialisation, Data61

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Applied Science
    Southern Cross University

  • Graduate Diploma Marketing
    Monash University

  • Masters Environmental Science and Law
    University of Sydney