About us

About Us

Peter S Johnson is the principal consultant at Cokehill Consulting.

With over 25 years experience in public sector human resource leadership roles, Peter also worked as a teacher, primary school principal and planner.

He is an experienced speaker, facilitator, HR executive and change manager. He has been at the forefront of the development of large scale CRM systems and online job site design and deployment.

A particular focus for Peter has been the need to increase the number of Indigenous teachers in Australian schools. In recent years he worked closely with the More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative (MATSITI) project team and also undertook significant research relating to Closing the Gap on educational disadvantage for remote Indigenous communities.

He is currently working with the NSW Department of Education’s Aboriginal Education and Communities directorate to provide support to the executive of Walgett Community College.

Peter provides a range of accredited courses for school leaders through the Centre for Professional Learning.

Peter has extensive experience in working with industrial and professional organisations to identify solutions which are mutually acceptable and beneficial to the employer and the organisation’s members.

Peter has qualifications in education, economics, business and human resource management.

In 2015 Peter was awarded the Public Service Medal for his contribution to education in New South Wales.

For more about Peter: au.linkedin.com/in/petersjohnson

Our Network

We will engage suitable consultants from our network to work with us on your project, subject to your needs and the expertise required.

Cokehill Consulting – What’s in a name?

Born in Yorkshire, Tom Cokehill came to Australia in the 1860s to manage mines in New South Wales and Queensland. He raised his two young daughters after his wife passed away prematurely at the age of 28. Never baulking at a challenge Tom epitomised the determination and resilience of many of the people of his era. Tom is Peter Johnson’s great grandfather.