Peter Coville was born in Manchester in 1967. He studied PPE at UEA Norwich, Political Science in Paris, and Philosophy in Cambridge. He has worked as a TEFL and A level Philosophy teacher, becoming active in the alterglobalization movement in Paris with ATTAC France from 2000, and as an activist in Greenpeace on returning to the UK in 2007. He took part in the Occupy protest in London from 2011, co-founding the Occupy London Energy, Equity and Environment Working Group (EEE). He was a member of the Steering Group of the Campaign against Climate Change from 2012-2015, and has published articles in the Occupied Times of London and Open Democracy. Peter lives in Lisbon with partner Andreia and son Leo (4).