Peter is currently Deputy Managing Director and Director of Regulation at Northern Ireland Electricity and Chairman of the NIE Pension Scheme Board. He formerly held Finance Director positions at Viridian Group, NIE and Moy Park Group and was Chairman of the Viridian Group Risk Management Committee. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a first class honours degree in Computer Science and Accountancy from Manchester University. Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co and subsequently worked overseas with British American Tobacco. He was awarded an Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship to the USA in 1993 and completed the Advanced Management Programme at the Insead Business School in France in 2004. Peter has significant experience of corporate finance and capital markets, business mergers and acquisitions and practical experience of dealing with complex financial, tax and pensions issues.