Peter has a solid track record in finance, and has held senior positions in a range of companies spanning mobile, military and green technology industries, including Vodafone and Quest Group PLC. He is “City” experienced with equity funding, as well as corporate and export finance expertise and has been responsible for running international divisions of many companies, including many senior level overseas posts.
Peter acted as technology consultant with The World Health Organization into the health effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. In 1999, Peter joined Coutts, the book and e-book reseller and distributor – and amongst other achievements led their due diligence to acquire corporations in Canada and USA. The growth continued and in 2006 Peter was a key participant in the sale of Coutts to Ingram Industries Inc. where he headed up the finance divisions of Ingram Digital before returning to John Smith and Son (the educational resource providers for Universities in the UK and Africa) where he was previously Group FD and subsequently headed up the Legal Division – Hammicks Legal Services. Peter joined Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd in 2010 as CFO and head financial advisor to the Maverick team.
Peter is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has also obtained a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance & Controls.