PETER SHAKESHAFT – CEO
Peter Shakeshaft is the founder and CEO of Vin-X. A qualified corporate financier, Peter’s career spans twenty years in the Financial Services industry where he founded and led a group which grew sales to over £100million.
Having observed the potential of the fine wine sector as a private collector, Peter founded Vin-X in March 2010 to provide a portfolio management service focused on fine wine. He assembled a team with experience in financial markets and the wine industry which provides a client-focused service creating profitable portfolios of the finest wines in the world.
A regular spokesman and commentator on the fine wine sector, Peter has featured on mainstream media including BBC Radio channels, Bloomberg and CNBC, in national and trade press and on news websites such as The Huffington Post.
Peter is a founder and director of the Wine Investment Association (WIA), which protects investors in fine wine.
His philanthropy has extended to being a member of the British Olympic Association’s National Olympic Committee and also a former Chairman of the British Bobsleigh Association, a Governor of a dyslexic school, Chairman of a Surrey environmental pressure group, building a nursery at his local school and being the Junior Chairman of his local rugby club. A keen sportsman Peter enjoys skiing, sailing and rugby.