Peter Akerley |
Peter Akerley was appointed Chairman of Morien in October 2012. Mr. Akerley is one of the founders of Erdene Resource Development Corp., and has held the position of President and CEO of Erdene since March 2003.
Mr. Akerley has 24 years’ experience in the mining and mineral exploration business carrying out precious and base metal exploration in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Guyana, Mongolia and the Philippines as well as extensive work with the Rio Tinto Group of companies involved in North American Industrial mineral exploration and project development. His work in Mongolia began in the mid-90’s during which time he was involved in managing a country-wide regional exploration program providing the background for an eventual initial public offering of Erdene. Mr. Akerley has also been President of BRM Exploration Ltd., a mineral exploration consulting company providing geologic exploration and managerial services to junior and senior exploration and mining companies globally. He is also a Director of Temex Resources Corp., and Barisan Gold Corp, both listed on the TSX-V.
Mr. Akerley holds a BSc (Geology) from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.