Peter Nixon is an international expert on negotiation, dialogue and leadership. He has helped thousands of leaders in both the public and private sectors to lead some of the world’s most important dialogues of our generation. Peter has trained, coached, and consulted thousands of leaders and teams in over 600 companies and government bodies in nearly 60 countries around the world.
Raised in the separatist conflicts of Montreal in the 1960’s and 70’s, Peter quickly learned the importance of cross-cultural dialogue to accommodate differing views while achieving optimal outcomes. Following university in Canada Peter joined PwC legacy firm Coopers & Lybrand and specialised in audit in Montreal, Geneva, and Hong Kong.
Recognising the growing need for dialogue globally, especially in emerging Asia, Peter launched his consultancy in pre-handover Hong Kong and set about creating the Potential Dialogue System. Since that time he has authored four books: Dialogue Gap (SCMP “one of the best business titles published this century”), Negotiation: Mastering Business in Asia, The Business Developer’s Playbook, and Success Culture: Hurdles to being #1 in the public and private sector today.
Peter has been professor of Business Negotiation at Chinese University in HK (MBA), guest lecturer at HK PolyU, McGill, SFU, Bishop’s, Champlain Regional College, ESF and is the Leadership & Management Module Director for the HKICPA’s Financial Controllers’ Programme.
Peter has appeared on TEDx, CNBC, Discovery Channel, TV5, TVB, & Media Corp. He has been a showcase speaker globally and his client collaborations have received awards such as Colgate President’s Award (winner), HKMA Training Award (nominee), and Best Independent Change Management Consultant 2018 (HK Business Awards- APAC Insider Magazine).