Peter is the Global Head of the Maples Group’s fiduciary services business and is a member of the executive management team, providing strategic direction, oversight and supervision to the overall business. He oversees a team of professionals that provide directorship, trustee, private trust, share trustee, conflict advisory review, accounting, CPO, registered office and corporate secretarial services to Cayman Islands, Bermuda and British Virgin Islands domiciled funds. Peter also has extensive experience as a professional independent director having served on a wide variety of investment funds including global macro, equity long-short, credit, credit long-short, fixed income, private equity, commodity and fund of hedge funds. In this capacity, he aims to deliver a board service that is professional, consistent and draws on his more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry. Throughout his career, Peter has authored several articles on investment management and corporate governance and has participated in and moderated numerous notable industry panels on corporate governance across the Americas and Asia.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
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Peter originally joined the Maples Group in 2005 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was Director and Chief Investment Officer of Close Asset Management (Cayman), a division of Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited where he and his team provided investment solutions to high net worth families and private wealth trusts. Prior to that, he was a Founding Partner and Director of Lighthouse Private Client, a boutique investment management firm in Canada. He began his career with Ernst & Young in Canada and the Cayman Islands.
Canadian Securities Institute – Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Qualifying Exam, 2000.
Canadian Securities Institute – Conduct and Practices Exam, 1999.
Canadian Securities Course – Honours, 1997.
University of Toronto, Canada, MBA,1991.
Queen's University, Canada, BA, 1989.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and Member of the CFA Institute.
Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Chartered Professional Accountant (CA, CPA) and Member of CPA Canada.
Member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants.
Founding Member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association, and past serving director.