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.
He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Monash University in 1980.
He has served in numerous callings, including elders quorum president, branch president, bishop, stake president, counselor in a mission presidency, and Area Seventy.
Elder Meurs is currently serving in the Asia Area Presidency.
He worked for Esso Australia on 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 led an iron ore project for Fortescue Metals, where he served as an executive director on the board.