|Senator for Tasmania|
20 June 2012
|Preceded by||Bob Brown|
|Born||Peter Stuart Whish-Wilson
24 February 1968
|Political party||Australian Greens|
|Alma mater||Australian Defence Force Academy
University of Western Australia
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.
Whish-Wilson was also a lecturer at the University of Tasmania, and formerly worked for Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Australian Defence Force Academy, and a Masters at University of Western Australia.
- 'Greens name Brown's Senate replacement' http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-05-04/whish-wilson-takes-brown-senate-spot/3991174
- Mr Peter Whish-Wilson's profile http://fcms.its.utas.edu.au/business/ecofin/pagedetails.asp?lpersonId=2908
- 'Peter Whish-Wilson, from Merrill Lynch to Greens Senator' http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/archives/33871
- 'Who Is Peter Whish-Wilson?' http://newmatilda.com/2012/05/04/who-peter-whish-wilson
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