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Peter S. England

consultant | Philadelphia 215-569-8505


Peter England is a Consultant in the Philadelphia office of Pay Governance with over 5 years of experience with executive and director compensation. Peter assists with a wide range of Pay Governance clients including energy, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, and technology. He helps develop performance metrics for pay levels, compensation designs, pay for performance, and strategic analyses for client proposals. Peter assists publically-traded and private companies in several different industries such as energy, technology, insurance, real estate, and pharmaceuticals.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance, Peter was an account executive for three years for a nationally recognized network security firm handling clients in government, manufacturing, and financial sectors.


Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University.

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