Peter is a director of Concrete Canvas Ltd, which he and Will Crawford founded in 2005 to develop and commercialise the award winning Concrete Canvas material and Concrete Canvas Shelters.
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 where he was funded by an 1851 Studentship. While at the RCA he developed an award winning and patented re-circulating shower technology and co-developed Concrete Canvas’s core technology. Both projects have won multiple major design awards.
There are multiple patents pending on Peter’s inventions. Peter’s work has won a large number of awards most recently he was awarded a Silver Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) for his outstanding contribution to UK engineering. He is regularly involved in RAE roundtable discussions working to advise government on research policy and industrial strategy. He has worked as a Non-Executive Director to support other technology start-up companies.