Education & Curriculum Vitae
BA Hons. Philosophy, Politics, Economics
University of Oxford
Peter Boyd is Lecturer at YSE, Resident Fellow at the Center for Business and the Environment, and Mentor-in-Residence at Yale’s Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking. Outside Yale he is Founder & CEO of Time4Good, helping Leaders and their teams build purpose-driven paths to maximum impact. He also serves as an Advisor to REDD.plus and Chair of his hometown’s ‘Sustainable Westport Advisory Team’ in Connecticut.
For over twenty years he has worked on, led and advised, high-growth organizations on purpose-driven leadership, strategy, impact maximization, climate change solutions and entrepreneurial opportunity. He was Launch Director and COO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room; served as Chair of The Energy Efficiency Deployment Office for the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change; and led The B Team’s ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ initiative focused on business encouragement of an ambitious Paris Agreement at COP21. The Charity & Government experience followed twelve years at the Virgin Group (including CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa), and his first job with McKinsey & Co.
He is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland; educated at University of Oxford, and now lives in Westport, CT with his wife and three young children.