Howard, Peter

Senior Director, Emergency Response

“I am passionate about mobilizing people of faith in partnership around the world to bring hope to some of the world’s most intractable humanitarian concerns.”

Peter currently serves FH as the Senior Director, Emergency Response and helps guide global strategy,responding to some of the world’s most complex natural disasters and regional crises. Peter holds aBachelor of Science in Political Science from Bethel University in St. Paul, a master’s degree in ChristianStudies from Denver Seminary, and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard KennedySchool, where he was a Catherine Reynolds Fellow at Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership.

His previous posts included Director of Public Policy in Washington, DC, and Indonesia Country Director, leading FH’s relief efforts after the 2004 tsunami. Peter and his family spent three years living in Oxford, England where he also serves on the board of FH UK.

Peter used to be a logger in Montana and still enjoys cutting and splitting wood when he can, as well as the warmth of an open fire. Peter and his wife Angela share a home with their daughter in Washington, DC.