Peter is from Sibu. He received his Bachelor degree in Education from Science University Malaysia, Penang and later he earned a Master in Education from the Open University Malaysia.
Peter has served in many government primary and secondary schools as a teacher, a senior assistant and as a principal for 27 years. In his last 10 years of public service he also served as a school inspector in the Inspectorate of Schools and Quality Assurance.
In his free time, Peter likes jogging and he regularly goes on runs to keep fit and healthy. He also enjoys travelling overseas.