Peter Edmund Van Vuuren, known as Edmund.
Born on 15 May 1956, in Port Elizabeth.
- I am married to Charmaine and we have a son, a daughter-in-law, daughter and two grandchildren. Another one is on its way, due in December.
- Completed matric in 1973 at Paterson High in Port Elizabeth.
- Obtained a Bachelors of Science degree and a Higher Diploma in Education at the University of the Western Cape in 1979.
- I started my teaching career in 1980 at Chapman Secondary School in Port Elizabeth, where I was responsible for teaching mathematics to the matriculants.
- In 1992, I was appointed Principal at Hillside High school and served in this position untill my election as a member of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, on the 22nd of April 2009.
- I have spent 29 years, 3 months and 22 days in the teaching profession.
- I became a member of the Democratic Alliance in 2000.
- In 2006 I was elected as a DA Proportional councillor in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, and served on the Budget and Treasury Committee.
- I became a member of the Provincial Legislature in 2009 and as an MPL, I serve on the following Portfolios: Education and Roads and Public Works.
- I am the current Provincial Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance in the Eastern Cape and Constituency Leader of PE North, which consists of wards 9, 10, 12,21, 22, 23, 29, 32 and 34 in the Norhern Areas and KwaZakhle in Port Elizabeth.
- I play golf for pleasure.
- Also a vivid reader.