Peter Wheeler joined The Nature Conservancy (TNC) as a London-based Executive Vice President in September 2013. He has a long and distinguished career as an investment banker having served as Head of Wholesale Banking at EMEA and Americas for Standard Chartered and as a partner at Goldman Sachs, working initially in New York, then based in Hong Kong, where he established the firm's Investment Banking business for Asia. Peter is Chairman of IPValue, a leading business services company that partners with major global companies with deep research commitments to manage their intellectual property commercialization activity. He is a seed investor in EKO asset management partners, a New York based specialized investment and advisory firm focused on discovering and monetizing unrealized or unrecognized environmental assets.
In addition to his business interests, Peter is a co-founder and trustee of New Philanthropy Capital, a charity that advises donors and funders on how to give more effectively through a combination of independent research and tailored advice. He is a Board member of Social Finance, a social enterprise dedicated to the transformation of the third sector’s capabilities by developing access to a range of innovative financing methods. He is a founder of Dasra Social Impact, a Mumbai-based project which for the past seven years has been providing specialist services to developing the skills of leading social entrepreneurs in India.