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Peter Boyd

Time4Good Group

New York, US

Founder and CEO

Time4Good Group

Peter Boyd
Biography
Peter Boyd is Founder & CEO of Time4Good and Executive Fellow at Yale University’s Center for Business and the Environment. He has been advising The B Team on their ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ initiative and other high-growth organizations on strategy, marketing, climate change solutions and entrepreneurial opportunity.

Peter was previously COO of Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room, after more than 10 years with the Virgin Group (including CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa), and McKinsey & Co.

He lives in Westport, CT and serves on the board of Earthplace & the town's Green Task Force.

Personal Business Advice

If the path before you is clear, you are probably on someone else's.

Peter Boyd’s Newsfeed

07 Nov 2017
Peter Boyd As Non-Executive Director at BLUE

BLUE, the leading global PR and communications consultancy for the marine and energy markets, has appointed former COO of Carbon War Room, and Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Peter Boyd as non-executive director.  Peter Boyd said: “Having worked on the client side with BLUE for many years, it is clear to me that their passion and vision for professionalising PR and communications in the industries they serve is one that translates into significant business opportunity and growth..."

26 Sep 2017
Climate Change Is Real, SoFo Panelists Agree, But Change is Possible

Peter Boyd, the founder and CEO of Time4Good and a fellow at Yale University’s Center for Business and the Environment, echoed Mr. Richardson. Clean energy is getting cheaper and fossil fuels are getting more expensive. “It’s not an if, it’s a when,” he said of the pending shift in the world’s economy....Mr. Boyd said President Trump had missed an opportunity by announcing the United States was pulling out of the Paris climate accord,” in which world nations agreed to a framework for controlling the emission of greenhouse gases. He said the decision risked putting the United States at an economic disadvantage.

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Peter Boyd’s Background

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Time4Good Group
Founder and CEO
Oct 2014 - Present
New York, US
Peter created the Time4Good Group in October 2014 to fulfil complimentary objectives. To create an innovative marketplace for the time of people in very high demand. To deploy strategic consultancy time to selected clients for high social, environmental and economic impact and to build a successful commercial business that benefits society through every transaction and project.
COO
Feb 2009 - Sep 2014
New York, US
The first executive on Sir Richard Branson’s global initiative (founded by ten leading global entrepreneurs) harnessing their unique combined influence to accelerate profitable solutions to climate change. Reported to Jose Maria Figueres, Former President of Costa Rica. Peter initially served as sole Launch Director, becoming Director of Operations, then COO.
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Other Business Interests

Non-Executive Director
Nov 2017 - Present
London, UK
BLUE, a PR Week Top 150 UK company, specialises in providing strategic PR and communications for clients in the shipping, marine, offshore and energy markets. A global public relations and public affairs consultancy, BLUE boasts, among its clients, the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, satellite communications company SES, Castrol, Parker, North P&I, GAC and Trelleborg.
Executive Fellow - Center for Business and the Environment
Oct 2015 - Present
New Haven, US
Peter is a Guest-lecturer on selected courses in Graduate and MBA programs. He accelerates social & environmental entrepreneurship at Yale including serving on judging panels of Sabin Prize and Sobotka Prize, 1x1 clinics and helping Yale Entrepreneurship Institute. Peter also provides career advice and leading student discussion groups on net-zero impact.
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Peter Boyd’s Education

BA Hons, Philosophy, Politics, Economics
1991 - 1994
6 Scottish Certificate Education ‘Highers’
1985 - 1991