Peter, the oldest of twins, Peter and Philip, was born to Mary Lynn Miller Sopher and Jamil Sopher on October 6, 1988 in Washington, D.C.
After graduating from St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 2007, Peter received an athletic scholarship (Squash) to Princeton University in Princeton, NJ. Upon graduation in 2011 with a B.A. in economics as well as earning a certification in Environmental Studies as well as receiving a High Meadows Fellowship.
Peter worked for five years at the Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. and also in Austin, Texas, focusing on alternative energy.
He is currently pursuing joint MBA and MPA degrees at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and The Kennedy School at Harvard University. Peter was the first recipient of the Kleinman Birol Fellowship, summer 2017.