Strategic Advisor, Re-think Solutions
- Brighton & Hove City Coordinator, Circular Economy Club
- Chair, African Circular Economy Network
- Senior Advisor, Tomorrow’s Company Inclusive Development Initiative
Peter is a Chartered Accountant and MBA graduate bringing a broad commercial perspective to his work on the circular economy. Using his experience from 40 years as a strategic advisor, coach, trainer and senior finance executive, he now supports SMEs and corporates in the UK and Africa in getting started on their circular economy journeys.
He is a Circular Economy Club Mentor and Local Organiser for Brighton & Hove, and organises monthly meetings to help accelerate the transition towards Brighton & Hove becoming a circular city.
Peter has an MA (Distinction) in Globalisation, Business and Development from the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University. His dissertation: “Towards a circular economy in South Africa – what are the constraints to recycling mobile phones?” enabled him to uncover the ways that circular approaches benefit developing economies.
Following his graduation in 2016, he returned to South Africa to co-found and chair the African Circular Economy Network. This aims to build a restorative African economy that creates well-being and prosperity for its people whilst regenerating environmental resources.
Peter lives in West Sussex, UK and chaired a steering group enabling Lindfield to be recognised as a Fairtrade Village by the Fairtrade Foundation.
Peter’s client experience includes Atisreal UK, Bentalls, Braitrim, London Electricity, Montgomery Watson, Nortech Control Systems, Pullen Pumps, Quality of Sales, Rechem International, Romney Packaging, Sign People, Serco Facilities Management, Top Frost International, Whitbread, NPI, Business Link London City Partners, Business Link for London, National Police Training College, Design Council, Business in the Community, Ghana Institute of Directors, Environment Agency, Royal Town Planning Institute, Inbucon Group, West London Business, Transport for London, Tearfund, Methodist Church, RedR UK, Action Contre La Faim, Vision for a Nation Foundation.
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