Peter is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Credit Risk Management department. He is based in London and is Head of Corporate Credit for EMEA. He joined Credit Suisse in 2001. Prior to this he has worked at Credit Agricole Indosuez, London Branch where he was a Deputy Head of Credit and he started his career with Barclays bank, where he spent 17 years in a variety of roles.
Peter has been a member of the Insol Lenders Group since 1997, serving as Chairman from 2002-2004. The group was responsible for the publication, in October 2000, by Insol International, the worldwide trade association for insolvency practitioners, of 'the Statement of principles for a global approach to multi-creditor workouts' and in September 2006 of a guidance booklet on 'Credit Derivatives in Restructurings'. He was elected a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in 2006.
Peter Co-chaired the Credit Suisse UK Family network for 4 years from 2006, and it was through this that he first came into contact with Childnet, who presented to members of the network a talk for parents at the bank on Internet safety. Having been hugely impressed with the work of Childnet was happy to become a Trustee when the chance arose in 2010.