Peter Gregory worked in Local Government in the United Kingdom for a period of 44 years, reaching the position of Director of Environment Services prior to taking early retirement in 2005 to devote more time to his volunteer work with the FIM.
In his role as Director of Environment Services, Peter was directly responsible for 2550 employees and a fleet of 560 commercial vehicles. He primary responsibility was to create and deliver sustainable public services covering 14 disciplines to a population of 475,000 residents.
Between 1966 and 2000, Peter obtained professional qualifications in the following areas: Environmental Health, Management of Waste Materials, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Noise Measurement and Control and Transport management.
In addition Peter obtained vocational qualifications in the following areas: Techniques in Oil Spill Control, Industrial Relations, Creation of Work Specifications and Team Briefing and Training.
Peter also acts as a Technical Adviser to the Local Government Association of the United Kingdom in matters of Transport Management.
Peter Gregory is currently a Director of the Auto Cycle Union (ACU), the governing body for Motorcycle sport in the United Kingdom. He is also Chairman of the ACU Track Racing Committee and Chairman of the ACU Sustainable Events Committee.
In his capacity as Chairman of the Sustainable Events Commission, Peter spends many hours discussing the environment problems of Motorcycle Sport with Local Authorities, and then working with organising clubs to ensure that their events can be developed on a sustainable basis.
Peter attended the very first FIM Environment Seminar to be held, in February 1997. He was elected to the FIM Environment Commission as a Member when it was created in October1998. He began acting as an instructor for FIM Environment Seminars in 2000, and since then has presented 48 seminars across 5 Continental unions.
Peter acts as Chairman of the Group developing and updating the FIM Environment Code on an annual basis. He also acts as Chairman of the group developing the current FIM Environment training Package, with its emphasis on Education and the creation of Sustainable Events.