Peter Whish-Wilson

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Peter Whish-Wilson
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Senator for Tasmania
Assumed office
20 June 2012
Preceded by Bob Brown
Personal details
Born Peter Stuart Whish-Wilson
(1968-02-24) 24 February 1968 (age 47)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Greens
Alma mater Australian Defence Force Academy
University of Western Australia
Occupation Economist, winemaker

Peter Stuart Whish-Wilson (born 24 February 1968) is an Australian politician. An economist and winemaker before entering politics, he has been an Australian Greens member of the Australian Senate since 21 June 2012. On 20 June 2012 he was appointed to the Senate to fill a casual vacancy caused by the resignation of former party leader Bob Brown on 15 June 2012.[1]

Whish-Wilson was also a lecturer at the University of Tasmania,[2] and formerly worked for Merrill Lynch, Saw James as a mining broker [3] BHP Billiton in mining [4] and Deutsche Bank.[5] He completed his undergraduate degree at the Australian Defence Force Academy, and a Masters at University of Western Australia.[6]


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