About Peter Kappus


I help teams in world-leading organisations to work better together, delivering outstanding outcomes, and having more fun while they do it.

I’m passionate about helping organisations to deliver better.

For more than 25 years, I’ve acted as an engineer, project/programme/portfolio manager, facilitator, trainer, and coach helping teams in world-leading organisations to find clarity and inspiration, deliver outstanding results and enjoy the journey along the way.

I employ powerful goal-science frameworks like Objectives & Key Results – OKRs, lean/agile practices, and ultra-inclusive facilitation techniques like Liberating Structures to help teams consistently challenge the status quo and redefine their peak performance.

Clients include the UK Government, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Wikimedia Foundation, Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Novartis, multiple private asset managers, Genomics England, Exscientia, the Automobile Association, and many more. Check out my CV).

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I was born in London, grew up in St. Louis MO where I attended the John Burroughs School, finished high-school in Denver, studied computer science then got a degree at CU Boulder, moved to Brooklyn and worked for Kimble Musk, then worked for “The Stock Market” which turned out to be a stock photography company but a great place to hone my technical skills and learn about the wider world of making tech and business work together.

The Stock Market got bought by Bill Gates who moved a bunch of people, including me, to Seattle, and now back in London, I’ve been priviledged to help build a successful digital agency, a research, analytics, trading, and reporting platform, a more digital UK Government and a better BBC.

I’ve been a web developer, a project, programme, portfolio manager, flat-pack furniture-assembler, linux systems administrator, CTO, and coach. Along the way, I’ve learned to value diverse perspectives, experimentation, and strong relationships.

I’ve also been known to make art and improvise on the piano. I’d love to know what you’re working on.


Here are a few clients I’ve worked with. Contact me for a more complete list.

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