Peter co-chairs the Taskforce on financial technology and is Advisor for financial sector cybersecurity at the European Commission’s DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.
He has extensive experience in EU policy and legislation in through his work on the ESPRIT research programme, in health and consumer protection, e-commerce, single market and financial services policy and regulation. Peter has been a Member of the Private Offices of Internal Market and Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy and Health and Consumer Protection Commissioner David Byrne.
From 2008 until 2013 he was the Finance Counsellor at the EU Delegation to the USA in Washington DC.
Prior to joining the European Commission in 1996, Peter worked as a public affairs consultant in Brussels advising major financial services companies on EU affairs.
He holds a master degree in European affairs from the College of Europe in Bruges and a master degree in political science from the University of Leuven, Belgium.