About the Business Services division
Our finance department is responsible for financial and accounting affairs including the preparation and presentation of appropriate accounts and the provision of financial information for managers. Their activities include financial accounting, financial planning, treasury management, tax planning, foreign currency, payroll and corporate policies and procedures. The team also leads our business planning processes.
The technology and facilities department maintains our technology infrastructure and IT systems used throughout our organisation, as well as our London office environment.
Our dedicated product management team support the Discover England fund and the England Director. Our company secretariat provides support and advice on all legal and governance matters.
Peter joined us in December 2019 as Director of Business Services. He is responsible for technology, finance and facility management.
An experienced Finance Director with extensive government experience, having worked in senior finance roles in a range of Government departments including the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport where he was Deputy Director – Head of Financial Accounting & Control as well as HM Treasury, DIUS and BEIS. He has substantial experience in all aspects of business planning, analysis including identifying and addressing business risks and opportunities, project management, financial systems as well as identifying and resolving accounting, financial, VAT and leading on process change.