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Peter McKiernan 

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Peter went up to Churchill College in 1971 to read Economics, having distinguished himself both academically and as a sportsman at his grammar school, Salesian College, Battersea. At Churchill he was a keen rugby player, and involved himself enthusiastically in student politics. In his second year he met his wife Helen, who was reading English at Girton – they married as undergraduates. After gaining a 2:1 in 1974, Peter studied for an MSc in Economic Public Policy at UCL, before joining Robson Rhodes to train as a chartered accountant. He qualified as an ACA in 1978, and spent his subsequent career working for businesses which specialised in information technology and software, working across Europe and the Middle East. He is survived by Helen, his three children, Catherine, Christopher and Thomas, and four grandchildren, Eleanor, Lucy, Hugo and Amelia.