Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Founder & CEO
Senior Advisor & Climate Lead
the B Team
At Yale, Peter is Executive Fellow at the Center for Business and the Environment. This involves guest-lecturing on selected courses, helping accelerate social and environmental entrepreneurship across campus, offering career advice for students, and hosting a new ‘Net-Zero Think Project’ discussion group.
Outside Yale, Peter’s work spans strategy, marketing, climate change solutions and entrepreneurial opportunity. He recently moved from launch director and COO of the Carbon War Room to advising The B Team on their ‘Net-Zero’ initiative leading up to COP21 in Paris, and is now focused on launching his own company Time4Good. Peter’s private sector experience includes more than 10 years with Virgin Group (including time as CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa) and McKinsey & Co.; after graduating BA Hons. from Oxford University reading Philosophy, Politics & Economics.
In his hometown of Westport, CT he is a member of the board of trustees at Earthplace and serves on the town’s Green Task Force.
As an Executive Fellow, Peter is available to members of the Yale community for office hours or 1-1 coaching sessions and feedback on your venture or idea.