Petter has been the Executive Director of Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) since 2000. He has overall responsibility for policy, strategy and programme delivery. As part of the EAP team, Petter has established the charity as one of the leading international voices on infrastructure policy and practice.
EAP hosts the International Secretariat of CoST, the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative. Petter is the Executive Director of the CoST International Secretariat and a Member of the Board.
Petter is a built environment and international development specialist with more than thirty years’ experience. He has worked for government, industry and civil society and has extensive experience in Africa, Asia and the Pacific region. Petter has a BA Development Studies & Politics from SOAS and an MSc Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from LSE.