Peter Harris was raised on a dairy farm in New Zealand and went away for school because there wasn’t anywhere that he could get a good education near his home. He attended boarding school and got involved in rowing and rugby at it. He attended St. Paul’s Collegiate and the Institute of Technology in New Zealand and then got started in his career by working as an accountant. He was a hard worker and even received an award for his hard work, given the Young Businessman Award.
Peter Harris worked in insurance for a time and also worked with boutique investment banks. He then started working with property and heavy commercial equipment, and he starting to find ways to make a good amount of money while taking risks. In 1996, he was involved in the buyout of CBL, a small insurance company. The company was in New Zealand, and he and the other man who bought it knew that they needed to take it beyond the country if they wanted to have great success with it, and that is what they did. Peter Harris is a great leader and helped his company expand and become worth well over $400 million.
Peter Harris was involved with his company for twenty-two years and was the chief operating officer and the managing director of it. He also spent several years working as the international business director for the company. Before he started working for CBL, he was the finance director and shareholder for another company and the CEO of another. Peter Harris is known for having skills with financial and data analysis and financial reporting. Peter Harris resides in Auckland, New Zealand, and is known for being a great thought leader, and he is also brave, as he has always been willing to take risks to make money.