Peter Hopkins Biography

Peter Hopkins

Peter is the Founder and Director of DRUM Risk Limited and Vallis Commodities Limited.

Peter started working with British American Tobacco in 1994, then moving to Russia with Cadbury’s in 1996. It was his experiences working for BAT and Cadbury’s, which led to DRUM being established in 1997 to combine trade specific business intelligence with operational management and all-risks insurance.

Peter graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1986. With the Coldstream Guards he saw operational service in Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Kenya, Germany and Gulf War I, holding various appointments including ADC to General Sir Michael Rose, Adjutant of the 1st Battalion and Equerry to HM the Queen.

Peter is an occasional contributor to German Television & Radio programs and is married with four children.