Peter Y. Davos
Founder and Managing Director
Peter is a first generation college graduate, born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa, with a double major, from Johns Hopkins University and spent his junior year abroad completing the General Course in International Relations at the London School of Economics. Peter holds Master’s Degrees from Oxford University (Lady Margaret Hall) and Harvard University (Graduate School of Design), where he was selected Marshal of his class and received numerous national, international, and university scholarships/honors, including the GSD Alumni Council Book Prize and the Colloredo-Mansfeld Prize for Superior Achievement in Real Estate Studies. He has completed UCLA’s Certificate in College Counseling with Distinction and IECA’s Summer Training Institute. Peter is a governing board member of the North American International School in Dubai and has served as a Johns Hopkins Alumni Interviewer for over fourteen years. He is a member of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Council, Second Decade Society, and founder/co-president of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Society of the UAE. A proud member of the HECA (Higher Education Consultants Association), OACAC (Overseas Association for College Admissions Counseling), HASUAE (Harvard Alumni Society of the UAE), and American Business Council of Dubai, Peter is widely considered to be the authority on US university admissions in the GCC. He is a contributing writer on US Education issues for Gulf News and has lived in Dubai since 2010.