Peter studied Mining Engineering at Wits University. He is married to Melanie, and they have two children - Sarah and Rayner. Peter and his family left South Africa in 1991 and returned in 2000 (for Peter to run the South African coal operations for Xstrata, living in Houghton), having lived in Indonesia (Borneo) for 4 years, Australia for 1 year, Brazil (2 years), and Colombia (2 years). While in Johannesburg, Peter was a member of the Executive Council of the Chamber of Mines. In 2006, Peter was transferred to Sydney by Xstrata Coal, and he is now responsible for all of its operations (as the world's largest exporter of power station coal, producing 90 Mtpa from about 30 mines).
The Freyberg family moved to Sydney in 2006, although Rayner is finishing off matric at St John's in Johannesburg. Sarah did her schooling at St Mary's in Johannesburg, and is currently at university in Sydney.
Married to: Melanie
Children: Sarah (19) and Rayner (17)
Occupation: CEO, Xstrata Coal
Address (H): Sydney, Australia
Address (W): Xstrata Coal, Sydney, Australia