Todd Hilditch – Executive Chairman and Director
Mr. Hilditch is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Terraco Gold Corp., a TSXV listed gold royalty and exploration company focussed in the western United States. He is a Director of Sama Resources Inc./Ressources Sama Inc., a TSXV listed base metals company focussed in West Africa, and was its President and Chief Executive Officer until 2010. Until 2010, Mr. Hilditch was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Salares Lithium Inc., which was acquired by Australia based Talison Lithium Limited, the world’s largest lithium producer and a TSX listed company prior to it being taken over in a $840 million take-over bid transaction. Mr. Hilditch is the President and owner of Rock Management Consulting Ltd., a private mining management services and consulting company. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Hilditch has been responsible for capital raising, negotiating, acquiring and the directing of all other aspects of managing a public company. He holds a Bachelor of Science Management degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York State.
Glenn Catchpole – Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Catchpole was a member of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of Uranerz Energy Corporation (“Uranerz”) from March 1, 2005 until June 18, 2015 when the company was sold to Energy Fuels Inc. for more than $150 million creating the largest integrated uranium producer in the United States. Mr. Catchpole is a licensed engineer who holds an M.S. in civil engineering from Colorado State University. He has been active in the uranium solution mining industry since 1978, holding various positions including wellfield engineer, project manager, general manager and managing director of several uranium solution mining operations. In 1988 Mr. Catchpole joined Uranerz U.S.A., Inc. and Uranerz Exploration and Mining and became Director of Regulatory Affairs, Environmental Engineering and Solution Mining. Mr. Catchpole’s responsibilities included the monitoring and oversight of the environmental and regulatory aspects of two large uranium mines in Canada and the operational aspects of one uranium solution mine in the United States. In 1996 Mr. Catchpole was appointed General Manager and Managing Director of the Inkai uranium solution mining project located in the Republic of Kazakhstan (Central Asia). In 1998 Cameco Corporation acquired Uranerz U.S.A. Inc., and Mr. Catchpole continued his post at the Inkai Project for Cameco. Mr. Catchpole spent six years taking the Inkai project from acquisition through feasibility study, joint venture formulation, government licensing, environmental permitting, design, construction and the first phase start-up.
Bryan McKenzie – Chief Financial Officer and Director
Mr. McKenzie is the Chief Financial Officer of Terraco Gold Corp., a TSXV listed gold royalty an exploration company focused in the western United States. Mr. McKenzie was previously the Chief Financial Officer for Salares Lithium Inc. which merged with Australia base Talison Lithium Inc. to become one of the world’s largest lithium production companies. Mr. McKenzie is the President and owner of Sandstone Consulting Ltd., a private mining management services and financial consulting company. Mr. McKenzie brings a varied knowledge of finance, accounting, auditing, tax and public markets. Prior to that he worked at an accounting and audit firm where he specialized in the mining and technology sector. Mr. McKenzie is a Chartered Professional Accountant..
Benjamin Leboe – Director
Ben Leboe is a Director of Nevada Exploration Inc. (NGE:V) and a Director of URZ Energy Corp. Mr. Leboe has a business degree from the University of British Columbia, is a Certified Management Consultant and a retired Business Valuator/Chartered Accountant (CA, CPA). Mr. Leboe was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Uranerz Energy Corporation before that company merged with Energy Fuels. Mr. Leboe also served as Uranerz’s Ethics Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance. Mr. Leboe has been Principal, Independent Management Consultants of British Columbia, since 1990. Prior to joining Uranerz in 2006 he was a Senior Consultant, Management Consulting, of the Business Development Bank of Canada from 2005 to 2006. Previously, from 1995 to 2005 he was a director, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer of numerous public companies in Canada and the U.S.A. From 1991 to June 1995, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of VECW Industries Ltd. He was a Partner of KPMG Consulting and its predecessor firms from 1978 to 1990.
Sandra Mackay – Director
Sandra MacKay has served as General Counsel and Chief Information and Privacy Officer to the Provincial Health Services Authority since July of 2014. Ms. MacKay has over 25 years of experience as a corporate commercial lawyer to clients in the private sector. Ms. MacKay was Senior Vice President, Legal with Uranerz Energy Corporation from 2009 to 2014. Ms. MacKay was Vice President Legal of Aker Chemetics, an international engineering technology company, from 2006 to 2009, and General Counsel 1996 to 2002. Ms. MacKay was corporate counsel to QLT Inc., a dual-listed biotechnology company 2002-2006 and Senior Legal Counsel at Chevron Canada Limited 1987-1995. Ms. MacKay practiced law at the firm of Lawson, Lundell from 1983-1987 before joining their client Chevron Canada. Ms. MacKay is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Law School.