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Peter Gaunt

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Peter leads the development of the Business Growth Hub's long term strategic collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, Greater Manchester's ten Local Authorities, business partners, national programmes and sponsors.

The Business Growth Hub connects people and creates opportunities. The Hub is a community for businesses in Greater Manchester and the wider North West that have the potential, ambition and commitment to grow. From established and large businesses to SME enterprises, the Hub is helping them to grow their bottom line, share their experiences, develop their profile and find new opportunities.

He has worked within three high growth SMEs and in a senior role within two high growth divisions of larger companies.

As Head of Sales in two of the companies, Peter brought in multi-million pound breakthrough contracts. For two consultancy companies he has worked with high growth clients to create opportunities for significant growth.

He is a Chartered Marketer and Chartered Engineer, with MSc in Marketing Management. Peter is a qualified tutor under the PTLLS scheme and holds SFEDI qualifications.

Peter has been a coach, consultant and trainer for 15 years and facilitates 100 masterclasses each year. Previously he led content design for the workshops under the Business Growth Service GrowthAccelerator business development service. He is Registered Expert for the Business Growth Service

Peter specialises in high growth, start-ups, sales team development, traditional and digital marketing strategy, SME business growth, graduate & HE entrepreneurship, and international trade.

Regions Covered

North West, Wales, Yorkshire and Humber

Support Type


Support Offered

One-to-one, Group, Face-to-face, Telephone, Online (Email), Online (Skype)

Can support with:

Apprenticeships, Business Development, Business Planning, Customer Relationships, Export, Growth, Sales and Marketing, Starting Up


Construction, Education, Energy, Manufacturing / Engineering, Marketing / Advertising, Media, Professional / Business Services, Retail and Leisure, Technology / IT, Trades, Transport, Web / Digital