Peter tho Pesch graduated from Emden UAS in 2008 with a Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Media Technology. During his studies, he focused on the subjects signal processing and broadcasting and gathered professional experience during several practical periods between 2005 and 2008.
In 04/2011, he joined IRT and has since participated in various EU projects including HBB4ALL, where IRT is leading the subtitling pilot activities. As part of IRT's Accessibility Team he is now responsible for IRT's activities in the field of accessibility services in immersive media with a focus on subtitling. Since 10/2017 Peter tho Pesch collaborates with various European partners in the EU project “Immersive Accessibility” where he evolves new approaches for accessibility services in immersive media.