Australasian Housing Institute

Peter Danks

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Adviser, The Big Issue / Homes for Homes

Managing Director of Events & Facilities Group International, Peter has 20 years’ experience developing, planning, establishing and managing businesses, major events and social enterprise. Peter is and has been a non-executive director of businesses across a range of industries, including one of Australia’s major hardware distributors.

Peter has held senior marketing, commercial and general management roles for a range of organisations in the health, sport and events industry including the procurement and fulfilment of commercial and government relationships across ticketing, hospitality, tourism, sponsorship, host city and commercial assets.

As an adviser to The Big Issue, Peter works closely with the CEO and management on the development and establishment of new 'solutions' designed to support disadvantaged and marginalised Australians. The 'solutions' include the Melbourne 2008 Homeless World Cup, the Community Street Soccer Program and the Street Football Festival, the Women's Subscription Enterprise, and The Big Issue's new initiative Homes for Homes.