Peter Tarnoki has been active for 40 year in the field of foreign trade participating first in multiple complex export projects and later export-import barter trade projects of professional companies. During those 4 decades was serving also at the Hungarian Foreign Trade Missions in Iraq and in Kuwait representing as Commercial Counselor almost the full Hungarian industrial sector excelling in successful project achievements in those Middle-Eastern countries. The last 15 years spent at the Hungarian Trade Licensing Authority as Senior Chief Counselor. Parallel to his professional assignments he entered the field of non-governmental activities by his appointment as Secretary General and CoD of FOVOSZ(IPMA.HU) in 1998. Ever since he is active member of the IPMA-family: main architect of setting up the Hungarian Certification Body in 2001, and as host project owner of the 18th IPMA World Congress 2004 in Budapest.