Peter is Partner at Social Impact Capital. Covering the West Coast and Europe, Peter is the ‘Head of Network’, in charge of the acquisition, development, and management of all key external relationships pivotal to the firm and funds’ performance. Peter oversees our venture capital syndicate relationships, our extended team of Venture Partners & Advisors, industry and corporate networks for portfolio companies, as well as all fundraising activities and limited partnerships. In addition to these core responsibilities, Peter actively sources deals and provides hands-on portfolio support and management. Working alongside the Managing Partner and COO, Peter provides leadership, governance, strategy and support on all firm-wide initiatives.
Prior to joining Social Impact Capital, Peter was Head of Business Development at RCI, an investment technology and alternative lending platform backed by 8VC and Soros Fund Management. Prior to that, Peter created both an early-stage AI venture capital firm focused on investing in companies using machine learning in high-impact areas of application, along with a specialist strategy and management consultancy for institutional investors, Kalytix Partners (acquired), founded by Dr. Ashby Monk and Prof. Gordon L. Clark. Peter has extensive management consulting, investment research, and industry analysis experience. In addition to his work, Peter has led research on impact finance and strategic investment at Stanford University, collaborating with Planet Heritage and White Sand Investor Group (the Donnelley family). His publications include Sovereign Development Funds: The Governance and Management of Strategic Investment Institutions, which was published in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds (2018).
Peter began his career in macro-economic and global industry research, having worked for leading analyst houses Oxford Economics and Oxford Analytica. Following this experience, Peter worked at management consulting and audit firm PwC in London, and investment and human resources consulting firm Mercer in New York.
Peter has an MPhil in Business Administration and Finance from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and a first-class honors BA Queen Mary, University of London.