Peter started his commercial career at Rolls Royce (Aero) in 1990 and since that time he has held a number of senior commercial roles within a diverse range of high spending (and typically regulated) private, public and third sector organisations. During his career Peter has had the opportunity to work across many direct, indirect and specialist spend categories where he has been able to influence spend, mitigate and assure 3rd party risk and provide the digital tools to improve the customer / user experience.
More recently as the Head of Procurement at the Bank of England Peter has been leading on the Banks approach to ESG & Sustainable Procurement. Peter is passionate about bringing the Bank’s values to life in supplier specifications and working with the Bank’s existing suppliers to improve outcomes in relation to the environment, human rights, business ethics, diversity, inclusion and wellbeing. The Bank’s work on supply chain Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion led to the Bank winning the IEMA International ‘Sustainability Impact Award for Sustainable Procurement’ in 2020.