Peter Dynes

Managing Director

In his position as the managing director at MEER, Peter is responsible for overseeing the organization's overall strategy and ensuring that the programs and operations run smoothly. This involves leading multiple teams located across different continents, with the aim of planning and coordinating projects from their inception to delivery.

Peter's role involves managing the resources, budget, and personnel to ensure that the desired outcome is achieved. He tracks the completion of work to be done, ensuring that all logistics are accurately planned for. He sets deadlines and is responsible for delegating tasks to project teams and identifying any potential risks that could arise.

Peter's attention to detail is a key aspect of his role, and he works diligently to ensure that all work is completed to the highest possible standard. He is also a good communicator, working closely with all teams across the organization to ensure that everyone is on the same page and that all projects are aligned with the organization's overall strategy.

Peter has a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science and a Masters in Earth Science from Royal Holloway, University of London. His background is in environmental consultancy from his time in London working for the Department of the Environment. He focused on pollution control and flood defence systems, showing his dedication to preserving the environment. In this position, he conducted field surveys to collect data and establish a baseline for pollution or contamination levels in a specific location. He also performed lab tests on water, air, and soil to analyze the data and determine toxicity in line with environmental regulations. Furthermore, he created conceptual models to identify potential sources of pollutants that could harm the environment.

Peter's work experience includes researching sustainable energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydroelectric power in the Energy sector. He also provided consultation to water companies on the environmental effects of waste discharge pipeline infrastructure and conducted ecological impact assessments for them.

In addition to his previous experience and his work for MEER, Peter is also a director of several Irish cooperative enterprises, further highlighting his dedication to fostering sustainable and inclusive business practices. Impressively, he served as the General Secretary of the Cooperative Party in Northern Ireland from 2017 to 2022, demonstrating his commitment to promoting cooperative values and principles.

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