Peter joined BRE in 1992 as a senior scientific officer progressing to director of the timber division and then managing director of BRE's construction division. He was appointed chief executive of BRE in 2007. A materials engineer with a PhD in wind energy and the design of turbine blades, Peter's focus as BRE's chief executive is to drive innovation and improve sustainability across all sectors. Peter has led major initiatives in the areas of new build and existing housing, as well as in commercial and public sector buildings. The award winning BRE Innovation Park, designed to give a glimpse of how the future delivery of sustainable buildings and communities can be achieved, was Peter's brainchild. It has had a significant impact on the UK and the global sustainability arena since its inception in 2005. Since 2006 he has been on part-time secondment to the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) where he has helped create the sustainable development strategy for London 2012.
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