BAI Communications Australia, a leading neutral host broadcast and telecommunications service provider, today announced the appointment of Peter Knott to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO).

As COO, Peter will lead core business operations and will be responsible for network strategy, service integrity, service delivery, HSE, property and energy functions.

Peter brings extensive and valuable operational and financial leadership to this role as the company extends its service offering to existing and new customers, drawing on its global experience designing, building, and operating communications infrastructure and networks.

“I am honoured to take on the role of COO for BAI Communications Australia. I am incredibly energised to help lead the company through its next phase of innovation coupled with operational excellence. I believe the potential for growth and value creation is tremendous, given BAI’s intelligent and passionate people, modern technology, and worldwide expertise. As such, I am committed to building on our reputation as the industry’s trusted partner of choice, delivering exciting opportunities for our people and smart solutions for our customers”, said Peter Knott.

Peter joined BAI Communications in 2016 as General Manager Commercial Finance, having previously held a commercial director role at WorleyParsons, a global engineering firm. During the past two years as the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Peter has provided strategic leadership, building deep partnerships across the business, and finding new ways to create value and manage risk.

“It is Peter’s passion for people, vision, customer focus, and proven record of delivery that makes Peter the ideal candidate to lead our core business in the next stages of its development”, said CEO of BAI Australia, Peter Lambourne.

The change is effective 1 June, 2020.