Peter is part of the founding strategic management team at Beehive where he is the Group COO. Beehive is the GCC’s first peer-to-peer platform for SMEs that connects creditworthy businesses with smart investors. It is the only regulated P2P platform in MENA (regulated by the DFSA). Beehive has written $75m of financing across the platform on over 350 requests and has >8,000 registered investors since it launched in November 2014.
Prior to Beehive, Peter was Managing Director at BDO Corporate Finance in the DIFC which he co-established in 2009. He advised SMEs and business owners across the GCC and led a broad range of Middle East and International transactions. Prior to that, Peter was in London where he focused on cross-border M&A and International IPOs.
Peter is a recognised speaker on fintech and regulatory frameworks and is a mentor to a number of tech start-ups.
Peter is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants of England & Wales.