Peter Allen is a highly respected financial executive with more than 25 years experience in a career that has seen him lead the finance organizations of a broad range of Canadian private and public corporations. Prior to joining BTI, Peter was CFO of Allen Vanguard Corporation where he recapitalized the company during the global financial crisis. Peter was also previously Executive Vice President and CFO of Export Development Canada (EDC). During his tenure, EDC grew from $17 billion to $90 billion in annual business volume and was six times awarded the Auditor General of Canada's Award for Excellence in Annual Reporting. Peter is a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been twice nominated as Canada’s CFO Of The Year.