Peter Roper the ‘Family Business Man’ is a highly successful business development consultant specialising in Family Businesses. A best selling author and multi award winning speaker, Peter has been sharing his messages for eighteen years and has spoken to over 500,000 people across several countries. Peter knows the highs and lows of winning business and also losing everything and specialises in practical business development: not glib theories... specifically for family businesses. Peter became National President of the Professional Speaking Association (2009-2010) and remains on the PSA board and has been accredited with ‘Fellow’ status - the pinnacle of the profession. Peter is the author of several books including the best seller ‘… And Death Came Third!’ the definitive guide to networking and speaking in public, and his latest book ‘Running On Empty’ –How to gain success from failure in business.