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.