AVM Peter Yates AM, CSC (Ret.)


Peter is a highly respected, innovative and energetic executive leader with over 36 years of aviation engineering and logistics management experience. Peter is a retired Air Vice-Marshal and in his last role, was appointed Program Manager for Defence’s Enterprise Resource and Planning Project (ERP) where he was entrusted with the strategic leadership of all aspects of establishing the ERP. Prior to this, Peter was the Director General of Air Force Logistics, Director of Aerospace Engineering and Officer Commanding of Maritime Patrol System Program Office.

Since leaving Defence, Peter has worked as a Director in the Not‑for‑Profit and Profit‑for‑Purpose sectors, engaging closely with Small to Medium Enterprises.