Peter is senior director, Costing and Program Analysis, at the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO). Peter has over 25 years of experience in business management and investment analysis. He is the president of the Canadian Chapter of the International Association of Cost Estimating and Analysis (ICEEA). Within the government, Peter has held positions of varying degrees of responsibility with Industry Canada, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and the Treasury Board Secretariat. Peter came to the PBO from HRSDC, where he assisted in the development and implementation of an investment management process to undertake due diligence on large departmental investments, and, prior to that, worked with an analytical team at the Treasury Board Secretariat engaged in the due diligence and oversight of major government-wide projects and fiscal pressures. Prior to joining the federal government, Peter spent a number of years as an investment analyst and financial advisor and has extensive experience in small business management, having held a variety of positions with a locally-owned food retailer. Peter has a BA (Hons.) in political science from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from the University of Ottawa and holds the Certified Parametric Practitioner designation from ICEAA.