The Master

The current Master

Peter Dove

Master, Worshipful Company of Fan Makers

Peter joined the Fan Makers in 1995 from its affiliated TA Army Unit, 217 Field Squadron Royal Engineers Explosive Ordnance Disposal and serving 20 years until 2020.

As a Chartered Surveyor he worked in asset, investment and fund  management for 40 years  from 1980 in London and Europe. Mostly working in industrial and office assets with both institutional and family office investors.  He founded his first company in 1991; sold to a PLC in 2006; and another, Cording, in 2008 which he sold in 2018 to Edmund de Rothschilds.

With the rise of Energy Transition to Net Zero Carbon Emissions, and as advocate of Environmental Social Governance (ESG), he recently changed career and is now in energy storage, providing back up batteries to the National Grid. The first major projects roll out in 2023 with Canadian and Korean funds.

He and Annie (Mistress Fan Maker) married over 30 years ago and they have 3 children, 2 of which are also Chartered Surveyors in London.

Peter and Annie recently self-built their own sustainable house near Sherborne, Dorset, where they have a small holding with cattle and sheep. For 15 years they bred Dexters as a hobby but now have main beef breeds.

As an active field sportsman, Peter is a keen shooter but also happy sitting by a fire reading military or other histories and biographies.