Peter Gains - YHA Board of Trustees Chairman

Peter Gaines


Peter worked for 30 years as an executive in the petrochemicals industry before establishing a successful business consultancy to progress interest in UK/EU renewable energy policy and sustainable governance.

A graduate research chemist, he is married with two adult daughters and lives in Bath.

In addition to extensive overseas business travel, Peter has participated in group mountain treks in the Himalayas, Andes, Atlas Mountains, Alps, Pyrenees and East Africa. At home he has clambered over mountains in Snowdonia, the Lake District and Scotland, and has completed several long distance national trails including the 630 miles South West Coastal Path. He has been a keen youth hosteller for over 40 years.

Peter is an enthusiastic supporter of YHA’s mission and objectives, and hopes to contribute his business and leisure experience in support of a dynamic Executive team and the wider YHA membership.

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