Peter Horton

Prior to joining TransGrid in February 2017, Peter’s career included Group General Counsel and Company Secretary for QBE Insurance Group Limited (2014 to 2016), Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Woolworths Limited (2005-2014), General Manager Legal and Company Secretary of WMC Resources Limited (1993-2005) and a Corporate Lawyer then Principal Solicitor at BHP Petroleum Pty Limited.

Peter was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for service to corporate law and in house legal by Global Leaders in Law in September 2018. He was the ACL A Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2002 and his teams were awarded the ACL A Australian Law Award for In-House Legal Department of the Year in 2004 and 2005 (WMC) and 2013 (Woolworths).


Peter is also a member of ACC ASX GC 100 Executive Committee.

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