Our People

Peter Mills

Joint Chairman

Peter was the founder of Optimus Group in 2010 which merged with Active Group in 2018. He is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Directors with a diverse background operating at management and board level predominately across all sectors of the finance industry in various jurisdictions. He has worked in the finance industry for over 25 years and held many roles, including prescribed positions in the UK, Guernsey and Jersey (i.e. Director, Chief Risk Officer, Compliance Officer and MLRO).

Peter is an active participant in the finance industry and has sat on numerous industry bodies, government boards and regulator project groups. His wealth of experience on boards led to him co-founding the Finance Sector Non-Executive Director Forum to assist directors in understanding their roles and engaging with relevant stakeholders.

As a director of Active Optimus his broad experience is often used by clients to assess their strategic needs or provide pragmatic advice, especially in the areas of governance, risk and compliance.