Raised in Nunamara near Launceston and educated at Myrtle Park Primary School, Queechy High School and Deakin University, Peter Gutwein is a proud and passionate Tasmanian.
Peter, his wife Amanda and children Millie and Finn live in the Tamar Valley. The family still maintain strong connections to Bridport and North East Tasmania.
Peter was first elected to the Tasmanian Parliament in the seat of Bass in Northern Tasmania in 2002, was re-elected in 2006, 2010 and again in 2014.
Peter is a qualified Financial Adviser who also holds Post Graduate qualifications in Business Administration. He enjoyed a successful career in financial services working in senior management positions both in Australia and in Europe. Peter also spent two years as an adviser to a senior Federal coalition cabinet Minister during the 1990s.
In his spare time he enjoys reading, movies and spending time with his family. Peter also likes to keep fit by training regularly and is also a qualified black belt instructor in the Korean Martial Art of Tae Kwon Do.