Mr Pete Biggs

Mr Pete Biggs

Mechanical Systems Manager (First Line)

Building & Engineering (Estates & Facilities)



Born and raise in Northumberland, but left to pursue a career in the Royal Navy aged 21.

Served for 33 years reaching the rank of Lieutenant Commander prior to retirement. At the time, the only dual qualified marine engineer and seamanship officer.

Worked at the University of Exeter Medical School for 3 years as the Infrastructure/Facilities Manager but found myself in a round of redundancies.

Subsequently worked as the Technical and Facilities Manager at Torpoint Ferry and as the Maintenance Manager at Wild Planet Trust prior to commencing employment at UoP in February 2020.


  • NVQ Level 7 Strategic Leadership and Management Diploma.
  • NVQ Level 6 Facility Management Award (BIFM).
  • NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Certificate of Education.
  • Graduate City and Guilds Institute in Human Resources.
  • Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills

Professional membership

Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management 

Member of the Institute of Health Engineering and Estate Management