Session 1 - Infrastructure
Jon M. L. Lyons
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Strategy, Erdene Resource Development Corp.
Mr. Lyons, as VP Regulatory Affairs and Strategy, manages the various government approval processes required to advance Erdene’s mineral exploration and mining projects through permitting and compliance. He also leads the Health, Safety, Environment, and Community areas of the business, cultivating value for stakeholders and managing risk. Most recently, Jon was with the inter-governmental Global Green Growth Institute as Country Representative to Mongolia, advising on policy and investment in renewable energy, public buildings, water resource management, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. He has lived and worked intermittently in Mongolia and the region, including a previous posting with the company, since 2001. Jon earned his MBA from Maastricht University and the EuroMBA consortium and B.A. (summa cum laude) in physics and anthropology from Wheaton College, MA and is fluent in Mongolian and Russian.