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Directors and Management
A Chartered Accountant, Stephen spent his early career in the corporate finance division of Ernst & Young and the corporate tax division of Coopers & Lybrand. He is highly experienced in the fields of corporate restructuring, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions and has over 15 years corporate finance and public company management experience in the resources sector in Australia and Canada. Stephen is Chairman of boutique corporate advisory and funds management group Bizzell Capital Partners and an Executive Director of Dart Energy Ltd (since 9 November 2006) (company listed on ASX on 22 July 2010). Stephen was previously an Executive Director of Arrow Energy (from 16 June 1999 to 23 August 2010) until its recent acquisition by Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina for $3.5 billion. Stephen was instrumental in Arrow’s corporate and commercial success and its growth from a junior explorer to a large integrated energy company. During the past three years Stephen has also served as a Director of the following ASX listed companies: Renison Consolidated Mines NL (since 28 June 1996), Bow Energy Ltd (since 17 September 2004), Liquified Natural Gas Limited (from 20 December 2007 to 17 March 2010) (Alternate Director), Apollo Gas Ltd (since 15 August 2009. Ceased quotation on ASX 9 February 2011 following takeover), Hot Rock Ltd (since 22 September 2009), Diversa Ltd (since 25 August 2010), Stanmore Coal Ltd (since 5 October 2009) (company listed on ASX on 9 December 2009).
David Christensen is an experienced mining executive, with recent successful experience managing exploration, mining and marketing operations, as Chief Executive Officer of Adelaide‑based companies, Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd and Quasar Resource Pty Ltd. While at Heathgate and Quasar, his responsibilities included overseeing Australian uranium operations, including the Beverley uranium mine, as well as the expansion into new uranium projects with the discovery and development of the Four Mile deposit and numerous joint ventures. Prior to founding the company, David also served as President of Nuclear Fuels Corporation, a trading and marketing company, where he managed a multi‑million dollar uranium portfolio and was responsible for developing sales strategy, executing trades and swaps and negotiating all contracts. David commenced his career as an attorney in California and London offices of international law firm Latham & Watkins, where he advised on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. David was educated at Cornell University (BA, Economics and Classical Civilizations), the University of California, Los Angeles (JD) and the Universitá di Bologna (Fulbright Fellow).
Geoffrey McConachy is an accomplished geologist with over thirty years of Australian and international experience in the mining industry assessing a wide range of commodities. Prior to joining the company, Geoffrey worked for Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd and Quasar Resource Pty Ltd, where his roles included Managing Director, Exploration. While at Quasar, Geoffrey led the exploration and development team in the discovery, definition and evaluation of four uranium deposits including the Four Mile deposit, for which he was co‑honoured with the Prospector of the Year award from the Australian Association of Mining & Exploration Companies. His experience includes instrumental roles in the discovery of the Fosterville gold deposit in Victoria and the Potosi base metal deposit in New South Wales. Geoffrey was educated at the University of New England (BSc, Geology and Geography) (Hons). He is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a former Director of the Uranium Information Centre.
Andrew Martin is an investment banker with a global investment bank. Andrew has worked in a banking or advisory capacity for over 15 years, generally within the infrastructure, utilities and natural resources sectors. In recent years, Andrew has advised on transactions within the power generation, utilities, gas, water, road, rail, port and resources sectors. Andrew has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Sydney and is a founder and Director of ASX listed Stanmore Coal Limited (since 2009) and unlisted St Lucia Resources International Pty Limited.
Mr Anderson is an experienced geophysicist with over 35 years in mineral exploration in Australia and abroad. His recent experience includes an instrumental role in the 2007 discovery of the Carrapateena iron-oxide, copper-gold-uranium mine in South Australia. His earlier experience includes acting as Placer Pacific’s Exploration Manager for Eastern Australia, where he was instrumental in the discovery of the Kalkaroo copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in South Australia. Mr. Anderson’s significant international experience includes recent geophysical interpretation in Zambia for Equinox Resources Ltd., and in Tanzania for North Mara Gold Mines, where he contributed to the discovery of the one million ounce Gokona gold deposit. Mr. Anderson is a graduate of Adelaide University (BSc, Geology and Geophysics) (Hons), and he is a fellow of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Angelo Gaudio has significant experience in senior financial positions within the resource sector. He was most recently employed as Vice President, Finance and Administration with Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd, for which he managed accounting, financial affairs and procurement since the inception of the Beverley uranium mine in 1999. Angelo is a qualified accountant with over thirty‑five years of finance, management and accounting experience. His expertise includes corporate finance, risk management and financial reporting, as well as corporate development and Native Title relations. Angelo is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants and a Certificated member of Chartered Secretaries Australia.
John Wright is a geologist, with particular expertise in sedimentology and volcanics. He has over 30 years experience in mineral exploration and mining and has authored major basin studies and regional generative initiatives in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. John has collaborated with members of our exploration and development team for over 20 years, and he was instrumental in the stratigraphic development and basin analysis of the Western Frome basin, the host sequences to the Four Mile and Beverley uranium deposits. His previous experience includes working with CRA Exploration, where he was instrumental in the discovery of the giant Century zinc deposit in Queensland. His other experience includes working in global project generation with the Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM) while in joint venture with Normandy Mining. Mr. Wright is a graduate of the University of Leeds (B.Sc.) (Hons) and the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London University (Ph.D. and D.I.C. in Geology).