Peter is part of the founding strategic management team at Beehive where he is the Group COO and CFO. Beehive is the GCC’s first digital lending marketplace for SMEs that connects creditworthy businesses with smart investors. It was the first regulated P2P platform in MENA (regulated by the DFSA and the CBB). Beehive has written over AED0.5bn of financing across the platform and has over 10,000 registered investors since it launched in November 2014. Peter is focused on regional expansion and strategic partnerships.
Prior to Beehive, Peter was Managing Director at BDO Corporate Finance in the DIFC which he co-established in 2009. He advised SMEs and business owners across the GCC and led a broad range of the Middle East and International transactions. Prior to that, Peter was in London where he focused on cross-border M&A and international IPOs.
Peter is a recognized speaker on fintech and regulatory frameworks and is a mentor to a number of tech start-ups in the UAE.
Beehive P2P Ltd. is the first peer to peer lending platform in MENA to be regulated by the DFSA. Beehive directly connects businesses looking for finance with investors, creating mutually beneficial partnerships for growth. Beehive’s digital platform provides smarter finance solutions to businesses, financial institutions and investors. By combining financial market experience with technology, we accelerate efficiency and functionality to deliver market innovation