Dr. Peter Landless is the Executive Director of the International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (ICPA), and Director of the General Conference Health Ministries Department. He is originally from South Africa, where he was in academic and private practice as a clinical cardiologist with a special interest in nuclear cardiology. He was also actively involved in pastoral work and is an ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The first eleven years of practice were spent in a mission program, which included obtaining a specialty in family medicine. During this time, two congregations were planted and church buildings completed. While specializing in internal medicine and cardiology, he was the associate pastor/pastor of a local congregation.
He is privileged to have had a distinguished military and academic career, and a blessed, blended ministry involvement in the Lord's vineyard.
He is married to Ros, who is an organic chemist and now works as a software engineer. They have two daughters Bronwen, a music therapist, and Jill, who is an occupational therapist.