Mr. Sheriff presently serves as the Executive Chairman of enCore Energy Corp. An entrepreneur and visionary with over 30 years’ experience in the minerals industry and the securities industry, and has been responsible for capital raises in excess of $300MM. Mr. Sheriff was a pioneer in the uranium renaissance as co-founder and Chairman of Energy Metals Corp., and was responsible for compiling the largest domestic uranium resource base in US history before the company was acquired by Uranium One Corp for $1.8 Billion. Mr. Sheriff also serves as Chairman of Golden Predator Mining Corp, Director of Ely Gold Corp. Director of Exploits Discovery Corp. and Director of Group 11 Technologies Inc, a private company committed to the development and application of environmentally and socially responsible precious metals mineral extraction as an alternate to conventional mining methods.
Mr. Sheriff previously served as a Director of Western Lithium USA Inc., Uranium One Inc., Midway Gold Corp., Eurasian Minerals Inc. and Starcore International Mines Ltd. Mr. Sheriff was also a registered representative, holding positions with A.G.Edwards and Mitchum Jones and Templeton, in addition to having his own securities firm. Mr. Sheriff holds a B.Sc. degree (Geology) from Fort Lewis College, Colorado and an MSc in Mining Geology from the University of Texas-El Paso and compiled one of the largest privately held mining databases in the world.
Paul Goranson is an experienced executive with extensive expertise across the uranium sector. He has over thirty years of mining, processing and regulatory experience in the uranium extraction industry which includes both conventional and in-situ recovery (ISR) mining. Most recently, Mr. Goranson was the Chief Operating Officer for Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc. He was closely involved with the company’s efforts at the federal level on trade actions and the President’s Nuclear Fuel Working Group interagency process. Mr. Goranson has previously served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director for Uranerz, President of Cameco Resources and Vice President of Mesteña Uranium LLC. His experience includes a term as Manager for Radiation Safety, Regulatory Compliance and Licensing with Rio Algom Mining LLC and various operational management positions for Westwater Resources (formerly Uranium Resources Inc.). Mr. Goranson has also been involved with many professional associations having been President of the Uranium Producers of America, President of the Wyoming Mining Association and Chairman of the Uranium Environmental Subcommittee for the National Mining Association. He has also been a Board Member for the National Mining Association and the Brush Country Groundwater Conservation District. Mr. Goranson is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, and he holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Texas A& I University, respectively.
Dr. Stover has a 40 year career focused on direct involvement with commercial uranium exploration, project development, and mining operations. Until his retirement in 2011, Dr. Stover served as Executive Vice President, Americas for Uranium One, Inc. where he oversaw commercial development of Uranium One’s substantial U.S. uranium assets as well other uranium assets in the Americas. Previous to this position, he served as Chief Operating Office for Energy Metals Corporation (EMC) and was instrumental in advancing its US assets prior to its sale to Uranium One, Inc. Dr. Stover holds BSC, MSC, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from The University of Michigan as well as a BA in Chemistry from Kalamazoo College. An author of numerous papers regarding In–Situ Uranium Recovery, he has co-authored three IAEA Guidebooks and Manuals related to both Acidic and Alkaline Uranium ISL technology. He is the author of six United States Patents concerning various aspect of in situ recovery of uranium and reservoir restoration. Dr. Stover is a member of numerous professional societies.
Dr. Underhill is a consulting geologist with 40 years of international experience with natural resource exploration, development and analysis, 30 years with a specific emphasis on uranium. He is an internationally recognized uranium expert, with broad based knowledge in all phases of both commercial and International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”) uranium programs. His specialties range from world uranium geology and resources, resource estimation, through ISL technology and supply-demand analysis. Dr. Underhill has a PhD Geology from McMaster University (Ontario, Canada); an MBA from Colorado State System (USA); an MSc Geology from McGill University (Montreal, Canada); and a BA Geology from the University of Connecticut (USA). He has made presentations on uranium resources, production and supply-demand on five continents, and advised governments, including the USA, Australia and China, on uranium resources and production technology.
Ms. Mierkey is a Certified Public Accountant with over 13 years of experience in finance for both private and public companies. She has spent most of her career working in various financial roles at Energy Fuels, Inc. and Cameco Resources (Cameco, Inc.’s U.S. uranium operations). She has experience in operational and production financial reporting and accounting, as well as U.S. GAAP and tax reporting. She also has experience in managing the financial aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Mierkey comes to the Company from Motion & Flow Control Products, Inc. where she recently served as Corporate Controller.
Mr. Peake previously served as Vice‐President of Lands for Uranium One Americas, Inc. from 2007 to 2010 and with Energy Metals Corporation (US) from 2004 until 2007. He brings over 50 years of experience in natural resource exploration, development and production having worked with major and junior mining companies acquiring and managing surface and mineral rights for uranium and other metals. Mr. Peake is a graduate from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Mining Technology in 1968 and later completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He is a member of the Nevada Landmans Association and was a Certified Professional Landman for 30 years with the American Association of Professional Landmen (“AAPL”).