WHO IS PETER GUTWEIN, TASMANIA'S 46TH PREMIER
* Treasurer and Minister for the Environment, Parks and Heritage.
* First elected to state parliament in 2002 in the northern seat of Bass.
* Has overseen a period of economic growth in Tasmania, but also rising net debt.
* Is running in conjunction with incumbent deputy premier Jeremy Rockliff.
* Before politics held senior management positions in financial services in Europe.
* Is a qualified black belt instructor in Tae Kwon Do.
* Aged 55, married with two children.
Australian Associated Press