Our Team

Meet the team dedicated to bringing the Pathfinder framework to your workflow.

Carl Peters, PhD, PMP, PMI-ACP, PSM

CEO & Founder

I am a scientist, leader, and entrepreneur with a passion for investigating project management in an academic context. Since 2019, I manage multi-million-dollar programs at the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI), Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Canada. There, I became a professional program and project manager and have since been certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Scrum.org. While working at the intersection of science and project management, I also serve as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University.

Originally from Bremen, Germany, I have been in Halifax since 2017 and worked as a Mitacs-funded postdoctoral fellow at Saint Mary's University and Net Zero Atlantic. Before moving to Atlantic Canada, I did my PhD in Sydney, Australia, at Macquarie University and worked as a researcher at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). My five-year stay Down Under followed studies in geochemistry and marine geosciences at the University of Bremen where I obtained my BSc and MSc and worked in several marine research institutes such as MARUM (Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences), the IODP (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program), and the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI).