Seerp Visser was born in 1943 and educated in mechanical engineering (Ing, MsC).
From 1964 – 1990 he worked for major petrochemical oil companies as Aramco Saudi Arabia and Shell and also for his own company, which later extended to the „Piscator“ group of companies, as an engineer.
From 1990 he educated as a blacksmith and was employed by the Belgian blacksmith Idir Mecibah for a couple years.
Then he became a teacher for blacksmithing at the Royal Academy of Art in Antwerp.
He is now a blacksmith specialized for the restoration of metal objects and studies the forging methods of the Indonesian Keris.