Peter Smales

Board Chair

Peter has more than 40 years’ experience in Government at both Federal and State levels in human service agencies including significant periods in Corrective Services, Disability Services and Child Protection.

He most recently held a senior executive position with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) with oversight of the Local Area Coordinator Program.

In January 2021 Peter entered the next phase of his life and moved to semi-retirement. He is now very excited and honoured to bring his extensive experience in human services delivery to his new role as Chair of the Aspire4Life Board.

As a born and bred Gold Coaster, Peter resides in his hometown of Southport with his wife and adult children nearby.