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Peter Knight – Generation Investment Management

SOCAP Global June 16, 2009

Peter is the President of Generation Investment Management; a London based Global Equity Firm that integrates sustainability research and fundamental equity analysis.

Peter started his career with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. From 1977 to 1989, he served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore when Mr. Gore was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later the U.S. Senate. Peter served as the General Counsel of Medicis Pharmaceutical from 1989 to 1991, and then established his law practice representing numerous Fortune 500 companies as named partner in a Washington D.C. law firm. Peter has held senior positions on four presidential campaigns, including serving as the Campaign Manager for the successful 1996 re-election of President Clinton. Peter was a Managing Director of MetWest Financial, a Los Angeles-based financial services company from 2001 to 2003.

Peter holds a B.A. degree from Cornell University and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Peter currently serves as a director of Medicis Pharmaceutical, Entremed and Par Pharmaceutical. He is also a director of Schroder

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