Peter Shippen is CEO of Britannia Bud Company, a UK-focused cannabis company founded in 2019.
Peter is British-born, Canadian-raised entrepreneur known for his work in the Canadian financial services industry. Prior to identifying the UK as an emerging market in the cannabis space and founding Britannia Bud Company, Peter was CEO of Redwood Asset Management a company that launched Canada’s first mutual fund and actively managed ETF focused on investment in the cannabis industry. In 2018, Redwood amalgamated with Purpose Investments, a company that launched Europe’s first cannabis ETF in 2020.
Peter holds the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation and the Chartered Alternative Analyst designation. He recently completed the ICD Rotman Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto and is a holder of the ICD.D designation.