Peter joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) in 2013 after a 28-year career in the Pharma industry. Trained as a medicinal chemist, he has worked across a broad range of therapy areas delivering drug candidates to the clinic. Immediately prior to joining the BMGF he led the AstraZeneca Neglected Diseases Research Unit in Bangalore. Within the BMGF he manages a portfolio of grants focused primarily on tuberculosis and drug Discovery for Neglected Diseases. He is the co-leader of the TB Drug Accelerator consortium.