Peter is both an international business man and passionate ‘techie’ who has held board and global senior leadership roles with a number of global companies which include ICI, Shell, Unilever and Rentokil Initial working within the Public Health & Environmental Services, Food Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical Sectors.
Peter currently divides his time between managing a small boutique technical consultancy (Tripod Consulting Limited) where he is both founder and executive director and acting as chief scientific advisor to the global environmental services company Rentokil Initial PLC. A chemist by training, Peter’s passion is to find ways of stimulating international cooperation resulting in not only the identification and application of breakthrough technology but also the creation and rapid commercialisation of these into the service and consumer environments across the globe.
He has worked with virtually every type of food preservation system and high care factory environment and most recently has chaired the CEN European work stream on competence supporting the creation of a European standard for the pest management industry. He advises a number of companies at the Board level on food safety, sustainability, future technology, and the creation of competitive innovation strategies.