Peter brings to Turner Investments 25 years of experience at Canadian banks (CIBC and RBC) and valuable perspectives gained from other financial institutions and asset managers in London (Bank One), Switzerland (ABB Treasury), and Eastern Europe (Central Bank of Latvia). Peter has a background in risk control covering trading activities, asset management and treasury operations. Prior to joining Turner Investments in January 2022 Peter was an independent consultant working with merging Ontario credit unions. Peter also taught securities industry related courses (Canadian Securities Course) and the Mathematics of Business and Finance at Seneca College for a few years. Peter enjoys being in the classroom and still delivers an evening course once a week.
A firm believer in the importance of financial literacy and the need to volunteer to build better communities for all. Since 2017 he has been a community volunteer for Junior Achievement Central Ontario delivering one-session financial literacy programs in schools and at financial literacy events. Peter has a decade of combined volunteer executive and board member experience in Ontario with Long-Term Care facilities, charitable foundations and faith-based organizations.
Peter is a Graduate of Distinction from University of Toronto, Erindale College with an Honours B.A. in History and Political Science (1995). Peter completed a Master of Science in Banking and Finance (MBF) at Université de Lausanne, HEC (2001) and holds the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation.
The desire to never stop learning and to accept challenges is something he and his spouse Christina hope their two young kids will embrace. The family lives in Toronto, enjoys music and will take every opportunity to get out and explore Canada's great outdoors in every season. A good weekend involves any combination of cross-country skis, skates, a paddle, a rod and a song.