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Peter Boyd

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder & CEO, Time4Good Group and Executive Fellow, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Founder & CEO, Time4Good Group and Executive Fellow, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

5 vouches

Involved In


Time4Good Group


ROAR Africa
Microtron Technologies
The B Team
Blue Communciations Ltd.
Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Department of Energy and Climate Change
The B Team
Department of Energy and Climate Change


Executive Fellow Yale Center for Business and the Environment January 2016 - present
Founder & CEO Time4Good Group October 2014 - present
Senior Advisor Youshoot August 2015 - present
Senior Advisor - Net-Zero The B Team October 2014 - present
External Advisor Department of Energy and Climate Change May 2014 - present
COO Carbon War Room February 2009 - September 2014
Chair - Energy Efficiency Deployment Office Department of Energy and Climate Change May 2012 - May 2014
Consultant Virgin December 2008 - November 2009
CEO Virgin Mobile South Africa December 2006 - November 2008
VP Marketing Virgin Mobile USA January 2004 - December 2006
Managing Director Virgin Student Limited December 2000 - December 2003
Head of Marketing Virgin Cola 1997 - 2000
Business Analyst McKinsey & Co. 1995 - 1997


Oxford University Philosophy, Politics, Economics September 1991 - June 1994
George Watson's College 1985 - 1991

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Green
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

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How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Entrepreneurs will get the most of out of me if we work for concentrated periods of time together (in-person always better) and we wrestle with the big issues and opportunities of the day.
We then have a gap while the entrepreneur implements, and we check in again down the line - whether it is the next week/fortnight/month.
This is a better use of time for us both and keeps it high energy and focussed on creating real-world impact.

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Deborah Calmeyer
We worked together  •  CEO & Founder, ROAR AFRICA.
Excellent diverse global business experience. Very up beat and encouraging! Great energy and enthusiasm.
Julian Green
CEO, Founder, Jetpac. Formerly co-Founder, Houzz. Mobile, data, travel.
Person most likely to crush anything you throw at him. Peter makes stuff happen, and knows how to get influential people to help. He has an ... unusual range of impressive skills, and is a thinker and a doer.
Sam Kimmins
Principal Sustainability Advisor, Forum for the Future. Previously sustainability advisor (secondee), Swire Pacific Offshore.
Highly experienced with an impressive track record creating meaningful and impactful Projects and outcomes at Carbon War Room
Cassandra Walker
We worked together  •  .
I work with Peter at the Yale Center for Business and Environment where he is an Executive Fellow. As part of Peter's role he coached studen ... t-led start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, and engages in wider level strategy conversations about Social Entrepreneurship at Yale. Peter has been an incredible asset to our team - our staff and students have been blown away by his ability to engage as an advisor. He is very personable an outstanding listener, asks great questions, pushes our students to think from different perspectives, and gives sound advice and frameworks for thinking about their businesses. He is able to build relationships with people incredibly quickly, and every student who works with him comes away enthused and very clear about their next steps. Peter is great at getting people to articulate their overarching motivation, analyzing their business strategy, and helping our teams break down their plans into manageable next steps. He brings the big picture from his impressive career, and also the down-to-earth perspective as an entrepreneur himself. I would not hesitate to recommend Peter as an advisor to any entrepreneur.
Alisdair Pettigrew
We worked together  •  Senior Advisor, Clean Marine Energy (Europe) and Senior Advisor, Shipping Operation, Carbon War Room.
Ability to work and think fast without losing insightfulness. Highly dependable and accountable. A great guy too boot!

Jack Pratten
They're my advisor  •  Founder and CEO, Previously Founder, Live Studios.
Jack brings passion, enthusiasm and adaptability to a great experience in his chosen field. He is very bright and personable, with a desire ... to work quickly, at high quality, to get things done. A pleasure to be associated with him, and i'm very confident he will do well.

Deborah Calmeyer
Deborah's passion for her business - grounded in a profound multi-generational connection to Africa - is combined with a drive for getting t ... he details right, and creating life-changing experiences for her clients.