Peter Devlin was appointed Fanshawe College's fifth President effective September 2013.
Prior to joining Fanshawe, President Devlin 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 United States, Brazil and Colombia as well as the CanadianMeritorious Service Cross and Commander of the Canadian Order of Military Merit.
President Devlin serves on provincial and national college committees. These include the Colleges Ontario Committee of Presidents, Nominating Committee and Committee of Presidents Executive Committee. Peter is also a member of the lvey Business School Leadership Council and the United Way Campaign Cabinet.
President Devlin received an undergraduate degree in Honours Economics from Western University, a graduate degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College and a certificate in Advanced Executive Management from Queen's University. He has also studied at Command and Staff Colleges of the Canadian Defence Academy.
He been married for 32 years, and together he and his wife Judy have four children.