Peter was born on Acklins and received his early education at the North Andros and Grays, Long Island all age schools and at Hawksbill High School, Freeport. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas and his MBA from Nova Southeastern University in South Florida. Peter is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas and as a Chartered Accountant in the Bahamas. He has spent most of his career between Nassau and Freeport, Bahamas, with intermittent one and two year stints in Charlotte, North Carolina, London, England and Sydney, Australia.
Peter is the Executive Vice President of Telecom Trading & Consulting Inc., a company involved in the communications powering industry and has had direct responsibility for manufacturing and sales facilities in, Sydney, Australia, Mexico City, Mexico and Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has held management positions in public accounting and in the luxury goods industry for a major French luxury brand. He currently oversees operations in Hong Kong for a group of companies. Peter is Chairman and Partner in SkyBahamas Airlines Limited, an international scheduled airline serving islands of the Bahamas and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Peter is very committed to many community activities.
Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants – Member, Past G.B. Representative and Council Member
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Associate Member
Bahamas Trade Commission and the Technical Barriers to Trade sub-Committee – Past Member
Bahamas Customs Consultative Committee – Past Member
IDB Civil Society Consultative Group – Past Member
Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce – Past President
Grand Bahama Port Authority Licensing Committee – Past Member
Grand Bahama Scout Association – Chairman
Rotary International District 6990 – Past Assistant Governor
District Grand Lodge of the Bahamas, SC – Past Substitute District Grand Master
Lodge St. Andrew, SC – Past Master
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. – Past President (Iota Lambda Chapter, Nassau NP)
Rotary Club of Lucaya – Past President
Anglican Church Men, Church of the Ascension – Past Secretary
Sunland Lutheran School Board – Past Treasurer
Peter and his wife, Sonia, have two children: Kevin, a university student at Acadia University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and Nathalie, a student at University of Houston.
Peter is a firm believer in the principals and ideals of the motto “Service Above Self”.