Peter Bradley’s career in the emergency ambulance sector spans over 35 years. He became Chief Executive of St John New Zealand in 2012, following 12 years as Chief Executive for the London Ambulance Service (LAS).
Peter worked as a Paramedic in Auckland for a number of years, working his way up to the role of Regional Director of Ambulance Services for St John’s Northern Region.
In 1995, he completed an MBA at Otago University and in 1996 joined LAS as Director of Operations. He was appointed Chief Executive in 2000. From 2005 until he returned to New Zealand, Peter was also National Director of Ambulance Services for the Department of Health, and Chairman of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives, an organisation he helped establish in 2011.
As well as his role as CEO of St John New Zealand, Peter is also Chairman on the Council of Ambulance Authorities. Peter was awarded a CBE in the 2005 Queens New Year’s Honours for services to the Ambulance Service in England and is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management.