Peter is responsible for the European coordination of Eurostars. He is oversees the operational elements of the programme including the design, running and continual improvement of the programme lifecycle, from proposal submission and evaluation to grant award, project monitoring and impact analysis.
He also directs the risk management processes of all activities of the EUREKA Secretariat, helping to design effective mitigation policies, control measures and process optimisation.
Prior to EUREKA, he gained experience at the European Commission within the Directorate General for Research, in the unit that has since become the highly successful ERC. Industrial experience includes time at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (now part of Pfizer) and with Reaxa, an R&D intensive SME within the pharmaceutical and speciality chemical sector.
Peter was was educated at Aston University (UK) and holds a BSc in Applied Chemistry and a PhD in Organic Chemistry.