Nathaniel Peat

Nathaniel has created several opportunities for women and young people of African and Caribbean origin to engage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Through GeNNex he has focused on training and developing ethnic minority technicians, who learn how to assemble, maintain, repair, install and sell solar devices and systems for homes and commercial property, helping elevation from poverty especially in Rural Africa and within Urban slums. Nathaniel is a Patron and former co-founding board member at the EY Foundation, which works directly with disadvantaged young people, employers and social entrepreneurs to create and support pathways to education, employment or enterprise. He has also contributed to research around the disproportionate incarceration of ethnic minority young people through his not-for-profit The Safety Box. Additionally, he is the Chairman of Jamaicans Inspired and in 2017 was entered into the UK Black Power List of Britain’s Most Influential Black People of Caribbean and African Decent, and Green Park’s BAME 100 Top Board Index List. Nathaniel was honoured in June 2015 by Kings House where he received the Governor General Award for Excellence from Sir Patrick Allen.

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