Peter focuses on building the Global Entrepreneurship Network's capacity to impact entrepreneurship ecosystems around the world. For the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network (GERN) he seeks to engage prospective new members and facilitate greater communication and coordination to increase the collaboration necessary for comprehensive research into gaps within ecosystems. By connecting GERN research to GEN initiatives, he seeks to ensure that the best research outcomes and cutting-edge methodologies are applied to policies and programs aimed at unleashing entrepreneurs around the world. Prior to joining GEN, Peter served with the Open Society Foundation and the National Democratic Institute. He studied law at the University of Oregon, and Economics, Business Administration, and Management at the State University of New York-Geneseo.