Peter Brennan

Peter, Chief Executive of Hospiscare is responsible for running the charity in partnership with the senior management team and with support from the Hospiscare Board of Trustees.

Originally from Leicester, Peter’s career brought him to Devon in 2002 working as Group Managing Director of the Vapormatic business in Exeter, a subsidiary of Deere & Company Inc. (John Deere).  It was during this time that Peter first became involved with Hospiscare initially as a corporate supporter, then individually joining in fundraising challenges like the Sahara and Icelandic Treks. Peter went on to build a strong personal connection with the charity volunteering as a Hospiscare Trustee for three years prior to becoming CEO in 2019.

Peter has worked successfully in complex and highly regulated industry sectors, building partnerships and collaborative relationships in the UK and globally. He brings a track record of leadership by example, living and demonstrating ethical and professional values, with a real passion for building positive organisational cultures, enabling individual empowerment and growth and driving collaborative success.

Peter has diplomas in both Mechanical Engineering and Management and gained his MBA from Exeter University in 2012.

An enthusiastic endurance walker, squash player and supporter of both Leicester Tigers and the Exeter Chiefs, Peter and his wife Jane live in Mid-Devon and have two grown up children Tom and Ciaran.