Pierre Vanhassel is Belgian and was born in Matadi (Republic of Congo). He is married and has two daughters and three grandchildren.
He was a maths teacher for 10 years and for 27 years he held the responsibility for administration, inventory management and finance at IBM (IT company)
In 1995, he chose to retire and live as a pensioner in the Sierra of Altea. He has never regretted this decision despite the lack of care for the Sierra of Altea on the part of the municipal authorities. He is convinced that with this party change is possible.