Board of Directors

  • Glenn Catchpole

    Non-Executive Chairman

    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.

  • Joseph Havlin

    Independent Non-Executive, Director

    Mr. Havlin has been a director of the Company and audit committee chair since October 2014 and a director of Azarga Resources since 2012.  Currently, Mr. Havlin is Vice President Finance with Wyo-Ben, Inc., a bentonite miner and manufacturer of drilling fluids and other bentonite based products as well as a line of drill fluid recycler and reclaimer equipment. Mr. Havlin was also a Director of eBullion, Inc., a gold and silver trading company listed on the US Over the Counter market, from 2012 to 2016.  Previously, Mr. Havlin was a director of Black Range Minerals Limited, a uranium exploration and technology company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, from March 2014 to September 2015. Mr. Havlin is a US CPA with over thirty years’ experience holding senior operations and financial management positions in mining, manufacturing and other industries in both public accounting and private industry.

  • Todd Hilditch

    Independent Non-Executive, 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.

  • Delos Cy Jamison

    Independent Non-Executive, Director

    Mr. Jamison currently is the founder and principal at the Jamison Group, LLC, which specializes in complex land and resource exchanges, involving Federal assets. From 1994 to 2009, he was a founder and principal at Jamison and Sullivan, Inc., which represented local government and business interests that were before the Congress and the Executive Branch. From 1989 to 1993, he served as National Director of the Bureau of Land Management, overseeing nearly 1/8 of the Nation’s surface estate and approximately 600 million acres of mineral estate.

  • Sandra Mackay

    Independent Non-Executive, 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.

  • Matthew O’Kane

    Independent Non-Executive, Director

    Mr. O’Kane is currently the CFO of Crater Gold, an ASX listed gold explorer and producer, as well as providing CFO services to a Hong Kong SFC licensed institutional brokerage and asset management firm. He also provides consulting services to minerals and commodities businesses, and is a Director of Northern Territories Resources Pty. Ltd, which owns a significant base metals project in Australia.  He was the CFO of a large private commodities trading firm in Hong Kong from August 2014 to August 2016 and was the CFO of Celsius Coal Limited from May 2013 to August 2014, an Australian coal mining company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Prior to joining Celsius Coal Limited, Mr. O’Kane was the CFO of SouthGobi Resources Limited, a coal production and development company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from July 2011 to November 2012 and the VP Commercial Operations and Investor Relations of SouthGobi Resources Limited from January 2011 to June 2011. From 2006 to January 2011, Mr. O’Kane was the Finance Director and Executive Director of Volvo Car Australia Pty Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Volvo Cars Sweden.