Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas photoPeter is a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) / European Engineer (Eur Ing), Certified PROFIBUS / PROFINET Engineer, a member of the PROFIBUS UK Steering Committee and the Group’s Technical Officer. Peter is also the Chair of the PITC group which administers all the Training Centres and accreditation issues for PROFIBUS International (PI). of the PI Training Centres group. Peter is also part of the Application, Training & Engineering Centre of Endress & Hauser UK.

Peter has 30+ years of practical experience in several areas of Process Automation and Optimisation, the last 21 of which have been with Control Specialists Ltd. This experience includes Control System Software Design, GAMP / FDA Validation, PID Loop Optimisation, ExperTune Support, Control System Support, PROFIBUS / PROFINET Support/Fault-Finding and developing / delivering Process Control, teaching on PROFIBUS and PROFINET training courses.

He has worked in the Pharmaceutical, Water, Chemical, Glass, Oil & Gas & Food industries & has worked on projects and delivered training courses in Australia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, UK & the USA.

Peter has extensive experience in PROFIBUS and PROFINET system design and troubleshooting, Control System Software Design & Validation and Three-Term controller tuning and loop optimisation. Peter also has extensive experience with GAMP Validation within the pharmaceutical industry.

Peter can be contacted via email directly at The Control specialists web site is at