Following a work placement in the industry and social science studies at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, where he specialised in human resources, Peter Braun began his career as head of personnel and administration at an important non-profit organisation in Lower Saxony.
In 1982 he established PETER BRAUN PERSONALBERATUNG GmbH in Bremen. This was followed in 2008 by a second office in Stuttgart.
He focuses on advising national and international companies in the consumer goods sector - primarily the food industry. He also advises companies in the logistics, mechanical and civil engineering and medical technology sectors.
Peter Braun is married and has four grown up children. He holds various honorary positions, including that of Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ev. Diakonie-Krankenhaus gemeinnützige GmbH in Bremen, a faith-based charity.