Peter has over 20 years’ experience in the finance industry. He holds an Honours degree in Finance & Economics from the University of Strathclyde Business School and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001.
Peter began his career at The Royal Bank of Scotland International before moving into financial control within the asset management space, firstly with Aberdeen Asset Management and then with Ermitage Asset Management. He resigned from Ermitage in 2008 to join the start-up asset management business, Spearpoint Limited, as their Chief Financial Officer. Spearpoint was sold to Brooks Macdonald Group Plc., the AIM-listed integrated wealth management business, in 2012. Whilst working for John Davey (CEO of Spearpoint and Director and co-founder of Sancus), Peter helped with the initial establishment of Sancus in 2013, before being offered the opportunity to join the Group full time in 2016.
Peter’s skill set extends to operational financial control, financial reporting and analysis, through to corporate finance, particularly acquisition and integration.