Peter has a long career in Banking and Finance. He started his career with Barclays Bank PLC and has over 25 years experience in Corporate and Structured Finance. For most of the last 20 years he has specialised in shipping finance. Peter was appointed Deputy Head of Ship Finance for Barclays Bank PLC in 1986 where he led a team whose main focus was Scandinavian shipping companies. Following this he was promoted to Corporate Finance Director and Head of Acquisition Finance.
In 1994 Peter was invited to join KBC Finance Ireland. He was recruited to start up and develop a ship finance unit. By 2000 the business was ranked 14th Global provider of ship finance (source: Capital Data). After four years Peter was also appointed to the Board of KBC Finance Ireland a subsidiary of KBC Bank N.V. specialising in Project, Aerospace and Shipping finance.
Peter then become Head of Shipping Lloyds TSB plc and was asked to reposition their existing ship finance business and create a strategy for growth. Peter subsequently left LTSB to create PS CONSULTING (“PSC”) a maritime consultancy business with a particular focus on bank finance.
He lectures on Economics of Sea Transport for METL.