Peter Anderson is the principal of the business. With extensive knowledge, understanding and over 25 years experience in the wildlife property and tourism industry within southern Africa, the team at Anderson Wildlife Properties are specialists in big 5 protected game reserves and luxurious wildlife properties.
Peter Anderson - C.E.O
Peter Anderson is CEO of Anderson Wildlife Properties (AWP). He is also a helicopter pilot and photographer. He started his career after completing a guiding course in the Timbavati Game Reserve guiding safaris for Londolozi. He co-founded Livingstones with David Dunkley in 1986 after which he opened the doors for AWP in 1993.
The list of projects that Peter and AWP have launched and been involved in is extensive and includes:
An eight-year project to develop the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg, South Africa, together with Rand Merchant Bank that started in 1994.
Seven years establishing the land and expansion into the Marakele Contractual Park Establishment Project which enabled the Sterkfontein Special Species Breeding Project to be launched.
A seven-year appointment to the board of Utrechtse Beheer Maatschappij Catharijne BV (UBMC) a dutch board managing the southern African interests of Dutch philanthropist and conservationist Paul Fentener van Vlissingen.
During his appointment as board member for UMBC Peter managed a number of projects including the roan and white rhino exchange between SANParks and the Botswana Department of Wildlife which successfully re-introduced 30 white rhino to Mombo in the Okavango Delta.
In 2003 Peter was appointed as Managing Director of Wilderness Safaris South Africa during which time he established the Makuleke Contractual Park Partnership and Pafuri Camp in the northern region of the Kruger National Park.
AWP and Peter have successfully converted, secured and extended over 300,000 hectares of wildlife land in southern Africa to date. This has been achieved through an ethos of matching passion and years of experience in wildlife and related tourism as well as conservation together with engaging sustainable public, private partnerships with local communities, wildlife areas and the private sector.
In his role as CEO, pilot and photographer, Peter has travelled extensively throughout Africa. A number of his expeditions and trails include: a. Dzhanga Ndoli in Central African Republic b. Nyungwe and Volcanoe's Parks, Rwanda c. The Mana Canoe Trail, Zimbabwe d. Selinda Canoe Trail, Okavango Delta, Botswana e. Extensive travels throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania and Seychelles
Peter also is a director of Livingstones Supply Company, Livingstones Garden and Home, Livingstones Lifestyle Centre as well as being a trustee of the SATIB Trust which is a non-profit organization headed by the founder of SATIB, Brian Courtenay. The Trust raises funding for conservation, environmental and community projects in Africa.