As a competitor, Pierre competed at three Olympic Games (1980,1984 and 1988), several junior and senior internationals (between 1976 and 1988) and at three Commonwealth Games (winning 3 individual and 3 team events in a row, spanning 12 years - an accomplishment that has never been equalled!!). His best international results include 11th at the 1984 Olympics and last 8s in several senior world cups. Pierre also has 6 national foil titles.
As a coach, Pierre is the London Region Academy Foil Coach, and National Foil Coach for the GB Cadet Men's and Women's, and Junior Men's, Foil Teams. He is also the Head Coach at Newham Swords. Pierre coaches numerous fencers who are currently ranked in the top four of both the boys Juniors and boys and girls Cadet squads. His best results as a coach include coaching the GB Cadet Men's Foil Team who took a silver medal at the 2010 Cadet European Championships, and coaching Kristjan Archer who was the top ranked GB cadet in 2010/2011 and who finished 7th at the 2011 Cadet World Championships.