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Our Team

The primary distinction between companies that are good and those that are great are the people that back them. Our team is made up of individuals with diverse skills and backgrounds, with expertise in uranium exploration, marketing, governance, accounting, corporate finance and public company management, who share an overriding commitment to build shareholder value through an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, communication, passion, trust and hard work.

Meet the Team

Warren Stanyer

Warren Stanyer

Chairman, Director

Mr. Stanyer has over twenty years of experience in the mineral exploration industry, focused mostly on uranium in the Athabasca Basin.

Mr. Stanyer began his career with Pioneer Metals, a diverse explorer for gold, base metals and uranium, with properties in New Mexico, BC, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In 1999, Pioneer signed an option agreement with Cameco Corporation which led to the formation of the pure uranium exploration company, UEX Corporation. Mr. Stanyer held the positions of Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Corporate Development in both Pioneer and UEX, prior to the acquisition of Pioneer by Barrick Gold Corporation in 2006.

After leaving UEX in 2007, Mr. Stanyer began consulting for Northern Continental Resources, a junior exploration company focused on uranium in the Athabasca Basin. He was appointed President and CEO in 2008, and in 2009 he steered the successful sale of the Company to Hathor Exploration Limited, in competition with Denison Mines.

He became Chairman of Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. in December 2010, and was President and CEO from September 2011 to December 2012. As a Director of Alpha Minerals Inc., and following the Patterson Lake uranium discovery in 2012, he served as Chairman of the Special Committee in 2013 during the acquisition of the company by Fission Uranium Corp. and subsequently served as a Director of Fission until 2014. Currently Mr. Stanyer serves as President, CEO and a Director of Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation (TSXV: NEV) , a junior exploration company focused on gold and lithium in Nevada, USA, and a Director of Eureka Resources Inc. (TSXV: EUK), a mineral exploration company with properties in British Columbia, Nevada and the Yukon Territory. He is also a Director of New Moon Minerals Corporation, a private mineral exploration company.


R. Sierd Eriks, P. Geo.

R. Sierd Eriks, P. Geo.

President & CEO (Interim), Director

Mr. Eriks has worked in mineral exploration for over thirty-five years with a focus on uranium exploration for the past two decades. From 1979 to 1998, he gained geological and managerial experience with major mining companies, including Saskatchewan Mining and Development Corporation (now Cameco Corporation), Falconbridge Limited, Noranda Exploration Co. Ltd. and Cogema Resources Inc. (now AREVA Resources Canada Inc.) in base metals, gold, platinum group metals, and uranium exploration. In 1999, he became a consulting geologist and worked on numerous uranium exploration programs in the Athabasca Basin. Prior to joining ALX, he was Vice-President, Exploration with UEX Corporation from 2007 to 2014. In this position, Mr. Eriks managed projects with annual exploration budgets of up to $29.0 million and directed drilling programs leading to the establishment of mineral resources for three uranium deposits in the eastern Athabasca Basin in northern Saskatchewan.


Jody Dahrouge, B.Sc., Sp.C., – P. Geol.

Jody Dahrouge, B.Sc., Sp.C., – P. Geol.

Director

Mr. Dahrouge is a professional geologist with 25 years of experience in Canada and internationally, and has a successful background in uranium exploration and project generation within the Athabasca Basin.

Since 1998, Mr. Dahrouge has been the president of Dahrouge Geological Consulting Ltd., a geological services company that provides consulting services to a broad range of public and private exploration and mining companies. He is a professional geologist (Alberta) and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in geology and computing science, both from the University of Alberta.

Until September 2007, Mr. Dahrouge was President and COO of Fission Energy Corp. (“Fission”), and played a key role in the acquisition of several of Fission’s key exploration properties, including Waterbury Lake, Patterson Lake and Patterson Lake South (“PLS”). Two very significant uranium occurrences were eventually discovered at those projects, including the J-Zone at Waterbury Lake, and the Triple R uranium deposit at PLS.


Howard Haugom: Ph.D (Bus. & Ecom)

Director

Mr. Haugom is co-owner of Quilts Etc., a national linen retail chain and a partner at Burkehill Capital Corp, a Vancouver based private equity firm. He has taught extensively at Simon Fraser University, worked for both the private (Canadian Pacific) and public sectors (BC Treasury Board) as an Economist, and has been a consultant to the gold resource sector. Mr. Haugom received Economic degrees (specializing in international trade/finance and Resource Economics from the University of Victoria - BA and MA, 1984) and a PhD ( 1991) from Simon Fraser University.


David Miller, B.S., Reg Prof Geo WY

David Miller, B.S., Reg Prof Geo WY

Director

Mr. Miller is a businessman, professional economic geologist, and an elected member of the Wyoming Legislature. David served as the Chief Executive Officer of Strathmore Minerals Corp. prior to its merger with Energy Fuels in 2013. His primary professional focus has been on mineral exploration, development and mining, and his career has spanned over 40 years with a chain of companies that started with Utah International in the United States, which evolved into AREVA, the French nuclear power conglomerate. In addition, he has consulted for the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Commission) in Austria and China.

Mr. Miller is a recognized expert in the nuclear and energy field and has been featured in recent years in the New York Times, BBC, CNBC, CNN, Business News Network, Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail, and Barron’s. He is also author of “Investing in the Great Uranium Bull Market”. David is an eight-term member of the Wyoming Legislature and currently serves as Majority Floor Leader of the Wyoming House of Representatives. David graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Geology. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in Wyoming, a Registered Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration and is a Fellow in the Society of Economic Geologists. Mr. Miller’s professional career has taken him worldwide, working with companies in Japan and South Korea, evaluating projects from Laos to Mongolia, Bolivia to Alaska, and in Canada. His expertise in commodities includes fissionable materials, precious and base metals, fossil fuels and lithium.


Jean-Jacques Gautrot

Jean-Jacques Gautrot

Director

Jean-Jacques Gautrot of Paris, France, is a former Chairman of the World Nuclear Association, and serves as an Ambassador of the World Nuclear Association to promote the nuclear industry worldwide.

Mr. Gautrot graduated from “Ecole des Arts et Métiers” and “Ecole des Pétroles et Moteurs”, and he began his career in TECHNIP, an engineering company in 1968. In 1979, he joined SAINT-GOBAIN Group, as Chief Executive Director of a mechanical company acting in the petroleum and nuclear industries. From 1984 to 1989, he acted as Site Director for SGN (COGEMA Group) La Hague supervising the construction and commissioning of uranium reprocessing facilities. Mr. Gautrot served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Delattre Levivier, a specialized subsidiary of LYONNAISE DES EAUX Group dedicated to maintenance services for industrial facilities (petroleum/chemistry, nuclear, and space) from 1989 to 1996.

Mr. Gautrot joined COGEMA (now AREVA) in 1997 and in April 1998 was appointed Senior Director of the Business and Programmes Division, Nuclear Fuels and Recycling Branch. His main assignments included development related to nuclear back-end fuel cycle services. In June 2000, he was appointed Vice-President for the Commercial and International Development division of COGEMA. In January 2002, he was in charge of the Enrichment Sector as Vice-President and Chairman of the Executive Board of EURODIF, and was a member of the Executive Committee of COGEMA.

Jean-Jacques acted as Senior Vice President of AREVA in charge of Marketing and International Affairs from January 2003 to September 2008, and later served as Chairman and CEO for AREVA United Kingdom from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Gautrot was Senior Advisor to the CEO of AREVA from 2008 to 2016.

Since 2014, Jean-Jacques has acted as President of JJ GAUTROT Consulting S.A.


Patrick Groening CPA, CA

Patrick Groening CPA, CA

CFO

Mr. Groening’s previous roles with public companies include serving as CFO for both Strathmore Minerals Corp. and Fission Energy Corp. for more than nine years combined. He filled the same role for Jalna Minerals Ltd., Sernova Corp., and Papuan Precious Metals Corp, and dual roles of CFO and Corporate Secretary For Wolf Capital Corp. and Pacific Asia China Energy Inc.


Christina Boddy

Corporate Secretary

Ms. Boddy is a member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries and has acted as Corporate Secretary for a number of public companies in recent years, including Levon Resources Ltd. (TSX:LVN), Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation (TSXV:NEV), Aton Resources Inc. (TSXV:AAN), and Resinco Capital Partners Inc. (TSXV:RIN). Ms.Boddy acts as a consultant to public and private companies through Rhodanthe Corporate Services, a B.C.-based private company.


Roger Leschuk, CIM, FCSI

Roger Leschuk, CIM, FCSI

Manager, Corporate Communications

Mr. Leschuk has the designation of Chartered Investment Manager, CIM, and has more than 20 years experience in the Financial Services and Investment Industry. Mr. Leschuk successfully managed client accounts on a full range of financial services which included stocks, mutual funds, tax sheltered investments, lines of credit and mortgages for over 15 years. Mr. Leschuk is also a member of the Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, FCSI.


Charles Roy, P.Eng., P.Geo.

Charles Roy, P.Eng., P.Geo.

Chairman Technical Committee

Mr. Roy brings a rare depth of experience and success in uranium exploration from a career largely with the world’s leading major uranium mining company, Cameco Corporation.

Charles Roy earned a BSc. in geology from Acadia University Nova Scotia in 1972. For the next seven years he was employed by the Mining Engineering and Geological Consulting firm of David S. Robertson and Associates. Work included fluorspar exploration in Newfoundland, uranium exploration in northern Michigan, USA and a uranium and coal evaluation study for the Kingdom of Lesotho, southern Africa.

Mr. Roy joined the Saskatchewan Mining Development Corporation (SMDC, now Cameco Corporation) in 1979 as a Project Geologist in Uranium City, thus beginning a career with Cameco that spanned some 33 years. In 1988, Mr. Roy transferred to Cameco Gold and was involved in establishing and managing an exploration office in Reno, Nevada from 1991-1994. Mr. Roy returned to uranium exploration in 1994 and over the next 18 years managed and supervised both greenfield and brownfield exploration programs in the Athabasca Basin. The last two year’s spent with Cameco, Mr. Roy was Director of Exploration Agreements and worked closely with Corporate Development and Legal Departments to negotiate new exploration opportunities for Cameco and help to consolidate and streamline the worldwide Exploration portfolio.

Mr. Roy has evaluated uranium opportunities world-wide but his expertise and knowledge is most specifically focused on the unconformity model and the Athabasca Basin. During his time at Cameco, Mr. Roy over saw district exploration budgets of up to $35 million, and was involved with exploration teams responsible for the discovery and delineation of seven significant uranium deposits, including Millennium most recently.


Donald M. Wright, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., P.Geo.

Donald M. Wright, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., P.Geo.

Technical Advisor

Mr. Wright is a principal of Peridot Geoscience Ltd., of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and is engaged primarily in the definition of the relationships between elements, mineral deposits, and their host environment, applying these geochemical signatures to help focus mineral exploration effort, thereby reducing risk and enhancing exploration success for client companies.

Peridot Geoscience Ltd. was established by Mr. Wright after six years with Cameco Corporation (“Cameco”) as a Senior Geoscientist (Exploration Division). During his time at Cameco, he expanded the role of geochemistry in Cameco’s uranium exploration efforts, developing and applying modern quality assurance and geochemical interpretation techniques. Prior to joining Cameco, Mr. Wright was engaged in mineral exploration and geoscience research in a number of roles in academia and industry, including work in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador, investigating the tectonic settings of the Trans-Hudson Orogen and the Nain Plutonic Suite, and consulting to various companies engaged in exploration for gold and base metals.


Steve Khan, BSc, MBA, CFA.

Steve Khan, BSc, MBA, CFA.

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Khan has worked in senior management positions in all aspects of the Canadian investment industry, including retail, institutional sales, corporate finance, capital markets, and investment banking. In 2003, he started his own consulting firm that focuses on corporate development and capital fund raising for early stage private and public companies. In recent years, Mr. Khan has successfully completed numerous joint ventures, including corporate and government partnered ventures in Canada, United States, Japan, China, and Korea. A graduate of the University of British Columbia with a BSc. (1978) and MBA (1983), Mr. Khan also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation (CFA), and is a member of the CFA Institute.


Lon Shaver: CFA

Advisory Board

Mr. Shaver has almost 20 years of experience in the Canadian mining sector, including investment banking roles with Raymond James Ltd., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. and Midland Walwyn Capital Inc., where he completed numerous financing and M&A mandates. His corporate experience includes CFO roles with a publicly-listed mining company and a private technology company. Mr. Shaver began his career in equity research at Gordon Capital Corporation, where he focused on mining and fertilizer companies. He has a B. Comm. degree from Concordia University and holds the CFA designation.


Mark Lackey, BA, MA

Mark Lackey, BA, MA

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Lackey has over 40 years of industry experience that spans energy, mining, central and corporate banking, investment research and strategy. He has held numerous roles throughout his career including Economist at the Bank of Canada, responsible for U.S. economic forecasting, Senior Manager of Commodities at the Bank of Montreal, and various positions at Gulf Canada, Chevron Canada, Petro Canada and Ontario Hydro.

Mr. Lackey’s career continued into the brokerage and corporate finance industry where he held various positions with Brawley Cathers Limited, Blackmont Capital, Hampton Securities and the role of Investment Strategist at Pope & Company Limited. More recently he has held positions as Executive Vice President at CHF Investor Relations and Technical Advisor at Presmont Group.

Mr. Lackey has been a frequent guest of BNN-TV and The Sun Network (Ontario) and has made in excess of 300 appearances in recent years. He was invited to comment on commodities in general, but most often invited for his insight on the uranium sector. As an industry expert, he speaks on trends in the sector, supply-demand issues, as well as analysis on individual uranium companies.


Jon Armes, B.A.Sc.

Jon Armes, B.A.Sc.

Consultant

Mr. Armes serves as a consultant to the company. He previously served as President, CEO and Director of Lakeland Resources (predecessor to ALX) between 2010 and 2016, and stewarded the company’s move into uranium and the Athabasca Basin. Mr. Armes was instrumental in raising over $7 million for the exploration and development of the company’s projects, and most recently negotiated and closed the transaction with Denison Mines that will see Denison fund ALX’s share of the first CAD$12M in expenditures on the Hook-Carter project while allowing ALX to maintain a 20% carried interest. Mr. Armes graduated from the University of Guelph in 1993 with a bachelor of applied science degree.


In Memoriam
Benjamin Ainsworth, MA (Oxon), PEng BC.
Benjamin Ainsworth
1940 - 2017

ALX Uranium Corp. is sad to report the passing of Benjamin Ainsworth on April 25, 2017.

Condolences to Ben’s family may be posted online here.

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