Peter, an Msc geologist from Utrecht University, worked for Shell from 1985-1998 in the UK, Turkey, the Netherlands and Malaysia. Subsequently, Peter joined Clyde Petroleum where he became Exploration & New Ventures Manager. Clyde was acquired by Wintershall Noordzee and Peter continued as Exploration Manager for the Netherlands, Denmark and the UK. In 2007 he joined Dyas where Peter worked as NV Manager, Commercial Manager and was CEO for four years. End 2014 Peter formed his consultancy Nail Petroleum.