Wilfred F.H. Peter was born on April 3, 1965 in Zaandam, the Netherlands. After completing secondary school in 1984 at the St. Michael College, Zaandam he obtained his Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy 1988 in Amsterdam.
Currently, he is working on a European research project funded by European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) on Patient Reported Outcome: Development and cross-cultural validation of a Animated Activity Questionnaire (AAQ) for measuring activity limitations in patients with osteoarthritis
On february 12th 2015 he obtained his PhD by defending his thesis called: 'physiotherapy in hiep and knee osteoarthritis, evidence and daily practice at the Leiden University.
Besides his research activities he is working as a physical therapist at Reade, centre for rehabilitation and rheumatology in Amsterdam.