Mr. Peter Wallace has been living in the Philippines for the past 41 years. Congress recently granted him, and approved by the President, Philippine Citizenship. Peter started his professional career as an electrical engineer and subsequently completed a course in business economics. In 1975 he was sent to Manila to build a factory manufacturing maintenance products.Three years later, he accepted the position of Chairman of a conglomerate, Columbian Philippines, Inc. then on to being CEO of Getz Corporation the largest trading company at the time. He founded his own business – the Wallace Business Forum – in 1982. He writes a weekly column in the Inquirer and is involved in a number of charitable endeavors. He has been a strong and active advocate for development of the mining and ICT sectors.
Peter Wallace is the Chairman and Founder of AYC Consultants, Inc. and The Wallace Business Forum; Honorary Chairman of The Australian-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines; Director of Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX); and Director of Think Tank Inc