Peter Butt has written, produced and directed many hours of documentaries for Australian and international broadcasters. More recently he’s focused this expertise on investigative docudramas, unravelling long unresolved mysteries from the Cold War.
His Logie Award-winning film, 'Who Killed Dr Bogle & Mrs Chandler?', which resolved one of Australia's most controversial cold cases remains the highest-rating commissioned documentary in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s history.
His book of the same name was shortlisted for the Douglas Stewart Prize - 2014 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
'Merchants of Menace' is the product of a four-year re-investigation of one of the 20th Century's most intriguing international corporate scandals.