In 1983 Peter was a student of the Braunschweig School of Technology in Germany. He became associate electrical engineering.
From 1971 to 1983 Peter served at the German Armed Forces in Germany. In 1980 Peter worked as a chief executive officer of the Hpd-electronic in Schoeningen, Germany. He worked there until December 28, 2018.
Peter married to Beate Neubauer on February 26, 1990. They have a child: Verena Direske.