Peter Lawrence is President and Co-founder of Biomimicry New England and a Biomimicry Specialist. BNE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing nature and natural systems as an important resource for education and innovation in New England. From 1985 to 2014 Peter was Chairman & Founder of the Corporate Design Foundation, whose mission was to improve the quality of life and the effectiveness of organizations through design. Prior to that he was Director of the Design Management Institute in Boston. He has taught design at business schools including: Babson, London Business School, Boston University School of Management and UT Austin’s School of Business. He received a degree in economics from Lafayette College and a degree in architecture from Rhode Island School of Design.