Peter is a leading force behind advancing gender equality and diversity in the workplace. Under his leadership, Bloomberg’s Gender Equality-Index, which tracks the financial performance of public companies committed to supporting gender equality, saw a >40% increase in companies included in 2020 vs. 2019. In 2020, Bloomberg expanded “Girls take Finance” to London to provide career opportunities to women in business, finance and technology. Bloomberg also provided corporate support for “This Changes Everything,” a documentary which dives deep into the topic of gender equality and pay equity in Hollywood. With Peter’s help, Bloomberg’s Buy-side Network was launched, becoming the first community for women in the asset management industry in Asia. Outside of Bloomberg, Peter is the Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Club, creating initiatives focused on increasing the pipeline of female talent, and he has served as a mentor with the Catalyst Women On Board initiative.
Peter has been the leading force and champion of diversity and inclusion efforts at Bloomberg, tasking all business leaders with the development and execution of business-specific diversity and inclusion plans. Under this leadership, Bloomberg launched its Financial Services Gender-Equality Index in 2016, a first-of-its-kind index to measure how companies are addressing gender equality in the workplace. He is a champion of the Bloomberg Women’s Community, which hosts global efforts focused on recruiting female talent, increasing leadership development and driving business impact. Peter is also the Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Club, which currently consists of 67 members, including Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg and Larry Fink. Under Peter’s leadership, public company members of the U.S. 30% Club have achieved an average of 29% women on their boards, up from 21.9% when the Club launched. Peter serves as a mentor with Catalyst’s Women On Board program. He is also a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum and serves on its Media, Entertainment and Information, Financial Services and Gender Parity Board of Governors.