Peter is a director of Concrete Canvas Ltd, which he and Will Crawford founded in 2005 to commercialise the award-winning Concrete Canvas GCCM and Concrete Canvas Shelters. Concrete Canvas has a global footprint and is the leader in this novel class of composite materials.
Following a Short Service Limited Commission, as an officer in the Royal Engineers, Peter studied Engineering (MEng) at The University of Cambridge and then Industrial Design Engineering (MA) at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College, he was funded by an 1851 Studentship. While a student he developed a novel re-circulating shower technology and co-developed Concrete Canvas's core technologies. Peter has co-founded two companies to commercialise these technologies and both projects have won multiple major design and business awards.
Personal awards include a Silver Medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering for Peter's contribution to UK engineering.