Peter is an experienced environmental leader who has delivered results on a variety of conservation issues. His particular expertise includes skillful and targeted communications to achieve success through advancing solutions that benefit both people and the environment. Prior to joining Gigantic Idea Studio, Peter worked as the Assistant Director at Code REDD, an environmental nonprofit organization focused on preserving forests, protect wildlife, empowering people and reducing emissions. Before that, Peter was a Policy Analyst in Washington, DC, concentrating on international forest legality issues at the Environmental Investigation Agency, where he worked to reduce illegal logging while increasing demand for legally harvested forest products. Peter holds a M.S. in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources from Colorado State University and a B.A in Media Studies from the Pennsylvania State University. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic and as an AmeriCorps Team Leader in Alaska.