Education Team

Peter O'Toole

Financial Director, Education Finance

Peter is an accomplished finance executive with over 30 years experience in senior finance roles across multiples organisations, sectors and geographies.

Peter began his career in the leisure sector with International Leisure Group, followed by 14 years in financial services with MW Marshall and Barclays, where he was Finance and Operations Director, Barclays Ireland.

He then joined First Data Corporation, progressing rapidly from Finance Director, Ireland to CFO UK and Ireland and then to CFO Western Europe, Middle East and Africa. Peter has spent 9 years in Africa, from 2011 to 2020, primarily in Nigeria but also with financial responsibility for businesses in Kenya, the Gambia and Uganda. In his time in Nigeria, Peter was CFO of Interswitch, Africa largest payments company, where he helped the company achieve unicorn status. He was also CFO of RenMoney, Nigeria’s largest consumer lending business.

In 2019, Peter joined MBU Capital as COO for Africa, playing a key role in the acquisition, turnaround and sale of one of Nigeria’s leading universities. He is currently living and working in London where he is leading a number of projects including MBU'S acquisition and regulatory approval of Union Bank (UK) Plc.

Peter has in-depth experience in M&A, business turnarounds, finance transformation, operational excellence and lean six sigma. 

Latest News - 08 Apr 2020

Financial Investment Highlights

Making the right moves in Permitted Development

The government is planning a major increase in Permitted Development (PD) in a bid to ‘get Britain building’. But with many existing schemes being criticised for poor quality and tiny residential units which do not meet buyers’ and renters’ needs, how will developers respond to meet the government’s expectations?

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Latest News - 08 January 20

Digital house sales revolution kicks off within new-build sales sector

First fully-digital sales progressions.

The advent of super-fast digital-only house sales has taken a huge step forward after developer and property investment firm MBU Capital became the first to sell new-builds using a digitised end-to-end conveyancing process late last year at a Stevenage development.

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Latest News - 07 June 19

Addison Lee sold to MBU Capital for £22.75m

Global investment house MBU Capital has agreed terms and exchanged contracts.

The property at 17-37 William Road, NW1, was put on the market by a private family office.

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