UK born Peter is a shipbuilder, naval architect and marine surveyor with experience spanning 30+ years in the maritime industry and is a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. He began his career at UK based shipbuilder Vosper Thornycroft as an apprentice shipwright/metalworker and later qualifying as a naval architect in the ship design department. After a period with Lloyd’s Register specializing in yachts and passenger ships, Peter worked with the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency where he was involved in the implementation and expansion of the large yacht code and directly responsible for the development of LY2. He joined the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry as a marine surveyor where he was instrumental in developing the Register as the world leader in large yacht registration and more recently has played a lead role in the development of the Red Ensign Group Passenger Yacht Code, which was first published in November 2011. During this period as a surveyor Peter was responsible for the supervision of large yacht projects ranging from 30m to 100m+. Having obtained a Law Degree from the University of London in 2009, Peter has recently completed the Legal Practice Course with the University of Law in London and in addition to his regulatory responsibility, Peter has been involved in the development of legislation and providing advice on international maritime regulatory matters. In August 2013 Peter joined a management company in Ft. Lauderdale as Director of Operations with primary responsibility for ensuring that the Fleet is maintained in accordance with Regulatory requirements. In 2017 Peter joined Ocean Management as Director Yacht Management USA to support the expansion of the company’s management activities in the USA.