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Englander won a Kennedy Scholarship to the MIT Sloan School of Management, from which he graduated with an M.S. in Management. He received a B.S., with first class honors, in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He subsequently obtained a Ph.D. from the London Business School in the area of Economics of Innovation.
Englander joined Apax Partners in 1981 and is based in its office in London, United Kingdom. Englander specializes in investments in technology and telecommunications sectors. His deals on behalf of the firm include: Demon Internet, Dr Solomon’s, Eyretel, QXL, and Waterstone. Overall, he has been associated with ten IPOs and 19 trade sales for the firm’s portfolio companies.
Previously, Englander worked for Air Products and then for the Boston Consulting Group for three years before joining the firm, when the first U.K. fund was raised. He is chairman of Bridges Ventures.
He currently serves as a Trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust.
Peter is married and has three sons.