Peter Bakare

A portrait of Peter Bakare.
4th April 2022

Olympian, Storyteller, Health Coach and Creative Tutor

Peter Bakare represented Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics playing Volleyball and is now a great ambassador for the sport.

Formerly from Canning Town and a student at St Bonaventure’s School for Boys, Peter left college in 2008 after studying the Art & Design Foundation Diploma and A-Levels in Media, Graphics and Maths.

He went to Sheffield Hallam University where he studied Animation and became involved in scriptwriting. He has since worked as a scriptwriter for Channel 4 drama Skins and has also acted and performed stand-up comedy.

Peter now runs his own company, Nutri Troops, which is a ground-breaking programme aimed at encouraging primary age children to achieve positive goals through exercise and healthy eating, inspired by the Olympics, animated heroes, and villains. Peter is also a motivational speaker and works with young people through his work with the Ideas Foundation, Sports for Schools and various brands.