Mark Peterson



Ph.D. candidate, RMIT University, Australia
MBA, Imperial College London, UK
BA (Honors) Political Science and History, Durham University, UK

Areas of Expertise

  • Hybrid Entrepreneurship
  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business
  • Retail and online selling

Current Research


Mark Peterson started his first business venture at 25 in London, UK, an American bakery which grew to a million dollar business within the first year.  In 2004 he established a British/American bakery in Tokyo, Japan which now operates under license to a major Japanese food and beverage operator.  With a side passion for news, Mark also worked for five years as a Writer and Producer for CNBC Business News in London.  

Prior to joining McGuire, Mark taught a wide variety of entrepreneurship courses for six years at RMIT University's off-shore campus in Hanoi, Vietnam.