Board of Directors
Jon Lyons has lived and worked intermittently in Mongolia and the Asia Pacific since 2001. He has worked in business, inter-governmental, non-profit and academic settings. As a member of the Erdene Resource Development management team, Jon works across the technical, permitting, environmental, and stakeholder relations functions to advance the company’s exploration and mining projects. From 2014 to 2017, Jon was the first in-country Representative of the inter-governmental Global Green Growth Institute, where he led advisory services on policy and investment planning in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and water management. Jon holds a M.B.A. from Maastricht University and B.A. summa cum laude in physics and anthropology from Wheaton College. He volunteers as a guide and mentor for athletes with disabilities through Achilles International, and serves as a director of the Business Council of Mongolia. Jon is conversant in Mongolian and Russian.