Peter is CEO and one of the Co-Founders of Genomics plc, and Emeritus Professor of Statistical Science at the University of Oxford. For the last 20 years his research has focussed on genetics and genomics.

He was fortunate to play leading roles in some of the groundbreaking national and international genomics projects, including the HapMap Project, and the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, and was Director of the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford from 2007-2018.

Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, and in 2019 was knighted for services to the understanding of human genetics in disease.