Peter F. Meurs was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of
of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2016. Elder
Meurs received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Monash
University in 1980.
He worked as an engineer for ESSO Australia and participated in the development
of oil and
gas production fields. He was a founding partner of Worley Parsons Limited, an international
engineering services and project management company. He recently led an iron
project for Fortescue Metals and served as an executive director on the board. Elder
Meurs has served in numerous callings, including branch president, counselor in
bishop, high councilor, counselor in a district presidency, counselor in a
stake president, counselor in a mission presidency, and Area Seventy. Peter
Fletcher Meurs was born in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia on December 21,
1956. He married Maxine Evelyn Thatcher in January 1979. They are the
parents of four children.