Peter van Wermeskerken is born 12-31-1939 at Zeist, Netherlands. His father was a journalist and he followed in his footsteps. He was reporter and chef economic desk at AD daily at Rotterdam. For many years he was nr. 1 in oil reporting in the world. He studied agriculture and economics at the level of teacher Highschool. After retirement he was one period town councilor. With his first wife (deceased) he has two children. He remarried 2018. Hobbies chess and writing.