One of Emily Post’s four great-grandchildren, Peter Post previously owned a marketing and public relations agency. He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, communications, design, and education. Peter holds a master’s degree in fine art from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Peter is an active board member and while mostly retired holds revered consultant status at The Emily Post INstitute. He is an author of five etiquette books, including the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, Essential Manners for Couples, and The Unwritten Rules of Golf. Since its release, Essential Manners for Men has been reprinted eight times and Peter has done more than 500 media interviews on the subject of men’s manners. Peter is also the co-author of The Etiquette Advantage in Business, 3rd edition, and A Wedding Like No Other. For over ten years, Peter authored the Boston Sunday Globe’s weekly question-and-answer business etiquette advice column, “Etiquette at Work.”As a business etiquette expert, Peter covers topics ranging from CEO ethics to dealing with coworkers with body odor and from dinner party etiquette to the top questions about email at work. The creator of Emily Post business etiquette seminars, Peter leads business seminars for companies both in the United States and abroad. In addition, Peter is the creator and co-presenter of the Emily Post Business Etiquette Train the Trainer Course, taught yearly in Burlington, Vermont, or globally by special request. Peter also hosts The Emily Post Institute’s E-Learning program. Each e-learning module features Peter as he guides viewers through major manners concepts illustrated with moving text and images that speak a language all their own.
Peter lives in Charlotte, Vermont, and Vero Beach, Florida, and is married to Tricia Post. Together they have two daughters, Anna and Lizzie.