Peter Bennett was born in Hong Kong and attended St. Joseph’s College, leaving after finishing Form 3, when his family retired to the UK. Peter Bennett read Economics at Churchill College, Cambridge, where he received his Bachelor and Masters degrees.
From 1978 to 1995, he worked at Chase Manhattan Bank and JP Morgan in Commodity Finance, Derivatives and Mortgage Backed Securities, in both London and New York. He was Head of JP Morgan’s US Derivative Business and Mortgage Backed Securities Business. From 2000-2009, Peter helped to establish and build Gottex Fund Management, a Fund of Funds business.