Our Board includes Chairman Richard Pearce, Matthew Gauci, Oliver Kruezer, all who have significant experience uranium. The Board also includes Steve Blower, our IsoEnergy Board representative, who has been involved in several Athabasca Basin discoveries, including Gryphon and the more recent, Iso Energy, Hurricane discovery.
The management team is led by CEO, Siobhan Lancaster, who was involved in Extract Resources, where she played an integral role in the sale of the Husab deposit to CGNPC in 2012 for $2.2 billion.
Our exploration is led by Andy Wilde, an expert in unconformity style uranium, and previously Chief Geologist at Paladin.
Mr Pearce is an experienced professional in the global mining and mining technology industries, the private investment sector and in the agricultural sector. His experience in the mining industry spans the value chain, including board directorships, exploration, operation management, mining finance, M&A, business strategy and operational improvement. With a career of over 20 years, Richard has worked in multiple commodities and geographies, including iron ore, coal, uranium, mineral sands, gold and copper, in Europe, the Middle East, North and South America, South East Asia, New Zealand andAustralia.
The Board considers that Mr Pearce is an independent Director.
Mr Gauci is a Mining Executive with more than 20 years’ experience in strategic management and corporate finance in the mining industry having successfully financed and managed private and public mining exploration companies operating in Australia, Africa and South America. Mr Gauci has managed teams in the exploration, development and feasibility of a number of mining exploration projects in precious metals, base metals and bulk commodities.
The Board considers that Mr Gauci is not an independent Director, due to his role in the formation of the Company.
Dr Kreuzer is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (MAIGRPGeo) and company director with a broad skill set in structural, generative and corporate geology honed during a 20+ year career in applied research and mineral exploration across a wide range of gold, base and battery metal and uranium projects across the globe. His generative work laid the foundations to several new company floats, project acquisitions and new discoveries. Dr Kreuzer acts as a regular consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). His extensive research, is published in leading peer-reviewed journals.
The Board considers that Dr Kreuzer is not an independentDirector, due to his role in the formation of the Company.
Ms Lancaster has a wealth of experience in the uranium industry, having previously held executive positions in this sector. She was previously Company Secretary/ Corporate Affairs for Extract Resources, which discovered the Husab Uranium Project in Namibia. During her time at Extract, Ms Lancaster played a major role in the successful takeover by CGNPC, a Chinese State-owned entity for
Ms Lancaster started her career as a Corporate/ M&A lawyer at Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens Linklaters) in Sydney; and, more recently, founded Instatruck. Instatruck was awarded 2016 WA Innovator of the Year (Growth) for its truck matching platform.
Dr Wilde's career in metal exploration and research has spanned over 35 years. His experience includes senior roles at BHPMinerals, Birimian Resources, Deep Yellow Ltd, Gold Fields and Paladin Energy (Chief Geologist), working in numerous countries and for various commodities including gold, uranium, lithium, base-metals and coal.
His academic experience includes teaching of various geoscience courses at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman and leading projects of the co-operative research centre in predictive mineral discovery. He has consulted to the United Nations International Atomic EnergyAgency and is an adjunct senior research fellow at the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Exploration Targeting. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Vice President, Fellow and RPGEO of the Australian Institute of Geoscience, and a Fellow of AUSIMM.
Mr Blower is a Professional Geologist with 30 years of experience in the minerals industry including mine geology, resource estimation and exploration for a variety of commodities. For the past 14 years, Mr Blower has been involved in uranium exploration in the Athabasca Basin with a number of listed entities including Pitchstone Exploration Ltd. (which was a TSX-V listed company), Denison Mines Corp (NYSE: DNN), (TSX:DML); and he was previously Vice President of Exploration at IsoEnergy Ltd(TSX- V: ISO).
The Board considers that Mr Blower is not an independent Director, due to the fact that he has been appointed aDirector as a nominee of IsoEnergy, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the IsoEnergy Heads of Agreement.
Steven is a Director of Grange Consulting, where he specialises in corporate advisory, company secretarial and financial management services. Steven is a Chartered Accountant, and since joining Grange in 2011 he has been involved in various private and seed capital raisings as well as successful ASX listings, whilst also providing company secretarial and financial management services to both ASX and unlisted public and private companies. Prior to joining Grange, Steven started his career in the Perth office of Pitcher Partners where he spent several years in their corporate re-structuring division. Steven is currently Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed entities.