Peter co-founded Annapolis in 2006 and provides the overall strategic leadership of the firm and its investment funds. In addition, Peter leads investor relations and reporting as well as fundraising. Peter currently represents Annapolis on the board of directors of Caltex Resources Ltd. and Artis Exploration Ltd. Prior to joining Annapolis, Peter was the CEO and Chairman of several private equity backed start up private oil and gas companies, the COO of a large NYSE listed oil and gas company and a governor of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). Prior to entering the oil and gas industry in 1993, Peter practiced law at Bennett Jones LLP for 11 years.
Peter earned a B.A. (economics) in 1977 and an LL.B. in 1981, both from Dalhousie University. Peter currently sits on the Board of Directors and Chairs the Investment Committee of the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation, a crown corporation of the Alberta Government established with resources of up to $1 billion to provide financial support for Indigenous groups investing in natural resource projects. Peter is also the founder of Girl Power Hour, an annual event established to raise funds in support of anxiety-based youth mental health.