Peter is the former Chairman of DEBI

He is also the Environmental officer for Paignton Zoo. In this role he is responsible for environmental improvements and the running of the environmental management system at Paignton Zoo and the organisations other sites Newquay Zoo and Torquay’s Living Coasts. Originally an electronics engineer Peter decided to change his career path after working on environmental projects in Ghana. On returning he studied Environmental Management at Bristol University and since Peter has been working within the environmental sector involved in urban regeneration and advising the developers of a sustainable town extension in the South West. With an interest in sustainable buildings, renewable energy and reducing the environmental impact of businesses Peter has just completed an MSC in Architecture and energy systems at the Centre for alternative technology and is undertaking training to become a lead auditor.