Peter L R Hewitt, JP, FCSI, FRSA, (64)
Peter is an Executive Director of EH Global Capital Ltd, an FCA Authorised fund manager which acts as the European acquisition finance and fund management partner for China’s HNA Group. Prior to that he has been Chairman or Director of 10 Public Companies over the last 25 years and was a founding director of 8 of these, one of which he floated on AIM. Peter is also a non-executive director of the RM Group Ltd; a member of the Project Merlin Business Finance Roundtable; a member of the Governments’ Advisory body on retail social investment; a former UKTI Catalyst member and advisor to the Financial Services Organisation of the UKTI, writing a number of papers on overseas investment opportunities.
Peter is an elected Alderman in the City of London (a voluntary position) and is the inaugural Chairman of the City’s £20m Social Investment Fund as well as sitting on a number of other committees, including the Investment and Property Committees which have combined assets of over £7bn. In addition, he holds a number of Trustee and Patronal appointments.
Peter is currently a Non-Executive Director of Puma VII VCT PLC and Chairman of ProVen planned Exit VCT PLC both of which are listed on the Official List of the London Stock Exchange; a director of London Asia Capital PLC; a director of Provident & Regional Estates Ltd, a company that originates and brokers alternative financial products; a member of the Project Merlin Business Finance Roundtable; a member of the Associate Parliamentary Group on Wholesale Financial Markets and a Justice of the Peace.
Peter is married to Fidelma and between them, they have 4 children all of whom work in London.