Peter Cooke

Program Manager, Sustainable Economies Program

Peter Cooke joined Manomet in May 2012 after launching several successful nationally recognized green certification programs while working in the Commissioner’s Office at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. He served as Assistant Director of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Innovation and Assistance and designed and launched one of the first green certification programs for lodging businesses.


He has extensive experience in sustainability planning, development and managing. Since 2003, he has worked with over 300 businesses, helping them save more than $10 million.


At Manomet, Peter launched the Grocery Stewardship Certification, the world's first comprehensive grocery sustainability certification.


Peter teaches Energy and Materials Sustainability at the University of Southern Maine and at Antioch University, where he received a Master's degree in Resource Management. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona.


Peter is based in Manomet’s office in Brunswick, Maine.