Mr. Peter Nicholson
President, The Foundation (WCPD)
Peter Nicholson is Founder and President of WCPD Inc. and the WCPD Foundation, headquarted in Ottawa, Canada. Born in Halifax (Canada), Peter is a graduate of Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia.
Peter is recognized as a leading expert in guiding his successful clientele in tax reduction strategies and philanthropic investments since 1995. Since 1993, he has been a member of the Million Dollar Round Table, a premier association of the top 1% of international financial professionals. Peter is an avid philanthropist. Through the WPCD Foundation, Peter and his clients have donated more than $100 million to worthwhile philanthropic causes.
On another front, Peter has been an active real estate developer and investor in Great Exuma, The Bahamas, since 2004. He has played a considerable role in the creation of a hospitality infrastructure on the beautiful island of Great Exuma. In 2011 he purchased 40% of Grand Isle Resort & Spa, a luxurious community of villas located on scenic Emerald Bay. Prices range from $490,000 to $5 million and represent extraordinary opportunities for a second home or vacation home purchase at favourable investment prices. A purchase generates Bahamian tax saving advantages as well.
Peter spends his personal time with his six children at home in Ottawa and at Grand Isle Resort, where they enjoy exploring the outer islands of Great Exuma.