General Authorities and General Officers

Elder Peter F. Meurs

General Authority Seventy

Elder Peter F. Meurs was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2016. He is currently serving in the Asia Area Presidency.

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 ore expansion 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 a bishopric, bishop, high councilor, counselor in a district presidency, counselor in a stake presidency, 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.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

The Sacrament Can Help Us Become HolyOctober 2016 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Peter F. Meurs

Full Name Peter F. Meurs

December 21, 1956

Place of Birth Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia