Peter Greenwood

Peter Greenwood, Director

Peter Greenwood is the founder of Ascend Strategic Counsel.  Peter has had over twenty years’ experience in public affairs, starting in Defence and working in international policy and the intelligence community.  Peter then went on to assume several senior political ministerial advisory roles across a range of portfolios, eventually becoming a chief of staff at both the Federal and state level.

In the private sector, Peter was a Canberra-based director of a public affairs company, providing government relations advice to industry associations and corporations in areas as diverse as energy, infrastructure, defence, financial services and industry policy. Peter brings a unique ‘insider’ experience of government at a state and Federal level. 

This background, combined with a private sector career in government relations advice, means Peter can offer clients informed insight and support for their advocacy needs.