THE AUTHOR - PETER KNIGHT
Peter Knight is Chairman of Phoenix plc, a full service marketing agency founded in 1989. Now employing over 50 people, Phoenix is based in a converted Victorian church in Surrey and works with clients including David Wilson Homes, GMAC-RFC and the National Association of Estate Agents. Prior to starting Phoenix, Peter ran several companies from small start ups to a major property division of one of the UK’s largest banks and has also created the annual ‘Estate Agency of the Year Awards’ via his company Estate Agency Events.
Regularly engaged to speak and facilitate at UK and international conferences, business retreats and seminars, Peter was recently awarded Surrey Business Person of the Year and voted International New Speaker of the Year by Vistage International, the world’s largest CEO membership organisation.
As well as writing HEMP, Peter also has a monthly column in Real Business magazine and regularly contributes to property magazines in the UK and the USA. Peter is an experienced facilitator of Stephen Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and a qualified NLP practitioner.
An active trustee of the International Childcare Trust, Peter has cycled across both Sri Lanka and Southern India to raise money for and awareness of child poverty issues worldwide.