Peter Thurley grew up on the west coast of Canada in the town of Abbotsford, B.C. Leaving the natural beauty of British Columbia for southwestern Ontario charm, Peter was educated at the University of Waterloo, obtaining his M.A. in Philosophy in 2008. That same year Peter married his wife Shandi and, together with their Jack Russell, Dolly, they now call Kitchener home.
For more than 7 years Peter has offered his services as a communications consultant, writer and fundraiser, serving on staff and as director at a number of non-profits in Ontario. A community-based activist named one of the Waterloo Region’s Top 40 Under 40 when he was only 28, Peter carries the unique perspective and adaptability of a former federal political candidate and two-time campaign manager. Peter specializes in high quality writing services and has experience producing and ghostwriting alternative annual reports, fundraising letters, print and online marketing content including SEO, blog writing, social media strategies and opinion-editorials.
In addition to producing written communications pieces for clients, Peter is a prolific blogger and writer. Not afraid to tackle controversial issues from a progressive perspective, Peter writes about Canadian politics, faith and social justice, health care and travel. Peter is also a contributor at the progressive faith community Pastors in Exile. When he’s not writing, Peter loves to road trip, take hikes with Dolly and Shandi, listen to heavy metal and read The Atlantic.
Peter is a member of the Professional Writer’s Association of Canada.