Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Alan Ferry

Chairman, Director

B.Sc., CFA

Alan Ferry has over 25 years of experience in the investment industry following a career as a geologist, mainly in uranium exploration. He has significant experience in mining analysis, mineral economics and corporate finance. His professional memberships include the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts, the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, the Prospectors and Developers Association and the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. In addition, he is a past president of the Mineral Resource Analysts Group of Toronto. Alan sits on the boards of directors of several publicly traded mining and exploration companies, notably as Lead Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. and Chairman of Avalon Rare Metals Inc.

Laurence Stefan


M.Sc. (Geology & Mining Engineering) & Ph.D. (Economic Geology)

Dr. Stefan is a founder of Macusani Yellowcake and has served as its Managing Director in Peru since October 2007 when the Company went public. He is also the founder of the Colibri Group of Companies, a mineral service company based in Lima, Peru. Dr. Stefan previously worked at Gold Fields of South Africa and JCI (Pty) Ltd. with recent years spent mainly on South American projects. He has been involved in basic and specialized research in uranium metallurgical, recovery and enrichment programs at various gold-uranium mines along the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa and Namibia.

Richard Patricio


Mr. Patricio is Vice President Legal and Corporate Affairs at Pinetree Capital Ltd., a Toronto-based diversified investment, financial advisory and venture capital firm. Mr. Patricio is responsible for merger and acquisition activity, corporate transactions, compliance, corporate governance and the administration of Pinetree. Mr. Patricio currently holds directorships with several Canada-based resource companies. Mr. Patricio previously practiced law at a large Canadian law firm. Mr. Patricio received his law degree from Osgoode Hall and was called to the Ontario bar in 2000.

Marc Henderson


Mr. Henderson has more than 20 years of experience as Chief Executive Officer of junior public mining companies. Mr. Henderson is currently the President & Chief Executive Officer of Laraminde Resources Ltd., a Canadian public company engaged in the exploration and deveopment of uranium assets in the United States and Australia. Mr. Henderson previously served as President of Aquiline Resources Inc., which was developing the Navidad silver project in Argentina prior to being acquired by Pan American Silver in January 2010. He also previously served as President of MineFinders (1987 to 1994), responsible for acquiring the Delores property (Mexico), a silver/gold property now in production. Mr. Henderson is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and he holds an economics degree from the University of Colorado.

Jean-Pierre Chauvin


B.Sc. (Mining Engineering)

Jean-Pierre has over 30 years of experience in the mining and construction industries. From July 2006 to January 2009, Mr. Chauvin has served as Chief Operating Officer of Globestar Mining Corp. and was promoted to President in October 2006. Prior to March 2006, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Patricia Mining Corporation, having assumed these positions in 2004. Since 2001, Mr. Chauvin has also acted as President and Senior Consultant of Chauvin Engineering Ltd., based in Oakville, Ontario. This company consults in the mining industry focusing on operational reviews and feasibility studies. Prior to 2001, he has served as a Director of Battle Mountain Canada Ltd., Crown Butte Resources Ltd., the Mining Association of Canada and the Ontario Mining Association. Mr. Chauvin has also served as General Manager of Canadian Operations for Battle Mountain Gold Co. Mr. Chauvin is an engineer holding a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from Queen's University.

Aaron Keay


Mr. Keay has spent the last 10 years in leadership, management and operational roles in both the public and private sectors. Over the past seven years, Mr. Keay has specialised in the structuring, financing, and marketing of numerous early stage companies. During this time he has raised approximately $250 million through his extensive, worldwide network, and has developed a specialty in corporate restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions of key projects for the companies he has become associated with. Mr. Keay is a graduate of the University of BC where he focused on science and commerce. Mr. Keay is currently the President/CEO and director of Revolution Resources, and serves as the Chairman of the Board for Inform Resources and Inform Exploration, while also serving as a director of Full Metal Zinc. Prior to his current involvements, Aaron was a founder, director and President of Minaurum Gold, director of Terrace Energy, and an advisory and founder of UNX Energy.

Dr. Alan Clark

Advisory Board Member

Ph.D., Manchester

Dr. Alan Clark, professor at Queens University, 1977 to present. Dr. Clark has been an advisor to Barrick Gold, Rio Tinto, Rio Algom, Inmet Mining and Noranda, amongst others. He has published 145 articles in recognized journals and presented papers at professional conferences around the world.