Our Team

Peter Roest – Managing Partner | Finance & Operations

Peter is known as a high-energy, steadfast and highly experienced senior level executive with strategic vision and hands-on leadership experience in managing complex operations in emerging market environments.

He has over 25 years of experience gained in operational leadership and management roles in large blue-chip multinational organizations in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, logistics and automotive industries.

Peter joined Accelerate Evolution as Managing Partner | Finance & Operations towards the end of 2015 and whilst he enjoys engaging with client organisations and delivering value by finding solutions for their challenges he is also responsible for the ongoing development and the day-to-day management of the practice.

Peter has a proven ability to build and lead teams in times of transformational organisational change and blends a dynamic, determined and empowering management style with decisive action. He delivers results by effectively connecting people and processes. He is an inclusive leader who establishes and communicates clear targets and motivates teams to focus on delivering value and ultimately customer satisfaction.

His key technical skills are in the fields of Strategy Development, Integrated Business Planning, End-to-End Supply Chain, Business Transformation & Change Management, LEAN & Operations Excellence and Business Process Reengineering.

He has strong Middle East & Africa cultural affinity having had the opportunity to work in regional leadership roles for a selection of large regional and multinational organizations in the supply chain & logistics, automotive, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors since he first arrived in the Middle East in 1997.

Peter is a Six Sigma and LEAN practitioner and has a Bachelor of Engineering from the Institute of Automotive Engineering in the Netherlands where he specialised in Supply Chain Management. He is also a Postgraduate from the University of Humberside & Lincolnshire in England where he specialised in European Business Studies.

The organisations Peter has worked for include:

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