Peter Devlin is Fanshawe College's fifth President. Prior to joining Fanshawe in 2013, Peter served 35 years in the Canadian Armed Forces and retired commanding the Canadian Army at the rank of Lieutenant General. He has several UN, NATO and Coalition tours and his awards include Orders of Military Merit from the US, Brazil and Colombia, the Canadian Meritorious Service Cross, France’s National Order of the Legion of Honour, and Commander of the Canadian Order of Military Merit.
President Devlin serves on the education sector boards of Colleges Ontario, Colleges and Institutes Canada, Polytechnics Canada, and Ivey Leadership Council, as well as the London Economic Development Corporation and the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries.
He received an undergraduate degree in Honours Economics from Western University, graduate degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College, a certificate in Advanced Executive Management from Queen's University, and the Corporate Governance Designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He received an Honorary Doctorate from the Royal Military College of Canada.