Since the very beginning, Peter Cremers has been closely connected to the maritime industry, from specialising in marine engineering and naval architecture at Ghent University (followed by an MBA) to starting out his career at a Belgian shipyard, where he went on to head up the engineering department. From there, he moved to the Antwerp ship management group UBEM, where he held the position of Technical Director, before joining Anglo-Eastern in 1985. Peter has been with Anglo-Eastern for more than 30 years from Managing Director to CEO and at present the Executive Chairman of the Board of Anglo-Eastern Univan Group.

An active member within the maritime and local business communities, Peter has served as Chairman of the International Ship Managers Association (1999-2001), Hong Kong Shipowners Association (2007-2009), and European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (2011). He has also held membership on the INTERTANKO Council, Hong Kong Maritime Industry Council, and the Maritime Subgroup of the HKSAR Economic Development Commission. Peter continues to play an active role in the industry and general commerce as Vice-President of the BIMCO Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.