Denton joined Homes England as chief executive in August 2021. Prior to this, he was group finance director and subsequently chief executive of the Hyde Group. He has worked in a broad range of strategic leadership roles, amassing almost 30 years of pan-European real estate experience. Peter spent his early career in investment banking before moving to global real estate investment management firm Starwood Capital. During his investment career, Denton deployed more than €25bn of capital and had significant exposure to investors and fundraising on a global scale, working as a ‘bridge’ between the public, private and third sector. He has also held senior EMEA real estate investment banking roles at BNP Paribas, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Eurohypo and WestImmo. He is also a non-executive real estate investment committee member at global investment company Eurazeo.