Peter McAteer is President of CorpU Research Ltd. (CUR) – a research and consulting firm based in the US and Hong Kong. CUR helps organizations set up and improve their corporate universities. Peter provides consulting support on strategy, partnerships and the development of leadership and talent strategies that drive innovation and competitive differentiation.
Most recently, Peter was CEO of the Corporate University Xchange, a US-based membership organization serving hundreds of corporate universities. Previously he was a member of the Executive Committee for Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) that oversees the Harvard Business Review Group, Harvard Business Press, Harvard Business Corporate Learning and Harvard Business Higher Education. Mr. McAteer also served as Managing Director for HBP’s Corporate Learning business, its fasting growing market segment. During Peter’s tenure, the Corporate Learning business more than doubled in size, received a range of awards for new products and greatly expanded its global distribution network.
Prior to joining Harvard Business Publishing, McAteer was Chief Learning Officer and Director of the Learning Resources Center for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), directing global learning services for 30 service lines in 156 countries. Peter also managed the UNDP Knowledge Management fund for the Bureau of Development Practice and served on the Board of Governors for the United Nations Staff College. Prior to joining the UNDP, McAteer was Vice President of Giga Information Group in Cambridge, MA, responsible for its innovative Human Resources e-Practices and Vice President of Leadership and Organization Development at Fidelity Investments in Boston.