Peter is an organizational psychologist and a leading consultant in helping Boards increase their effectiveness. Prior to joining Hugessen, Peter managed his own firm Meridien Consulting Services providing advice and support to Boards, CEOs and executive teams.

He has worked with a wide variety of Boards on a broad range of issues to support them in enhancing the value they bring to organizations. From Board evaluation and individual director feedback to Board culture, composition and dynamics to CEO performance management, Peter partners with clients to foster insights that will lead to strengthened performance.


Prior to joining Hugessen in 2020, Peter developed his own consulting practice, Meridien Consulting Services. Prior to founding Meridien in 1997, Peter spent 14 years at RHR International – a leading firm of management psychologists. Peter is a faculty member in the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Directors Education Program and serves on the ICD Ontario Chapter Executive.

Peter is a trusted advisor on a broad range of leadership issues including board and individual director effectiveness, CEO performance management, executive assessment and development and the implementation of business strategy. With his dual background in management and the behavioural sciences, Peter combines his strategic perspective on business with a firm grounding in organizational behaviour.


Peter holds a Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from the University of Toronto. He is a registered Psychologist and has his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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