Chief Executive Officer, Director, (Chair)
Mr. Bey is a capital markets executive with over 15 years in the junior exploration industry with experience in uranium, gold, silver, lead, zinc, diamonds and oil and gas. He has public company experience across several sectors and with companies listed on the TSX, TSX-V, CSE, and LSE Exchanges. Mr. Bey is the founder and Managing Director of the Steel Rose Group of companies.
President & VP of Exploration
Mr. Hillacre has over 8 years experience working as an economic geologist in the Athabasca Basin uranium district of Saskatchewan, with 5 years as part of the technical team progressing the Arrow uranium deposit towards production with NexGen Energy. A high-energy, results oriented geoscientist, Mr. Hillacre brings a unique and balanced background integrating academic geoscience with industry experience, along with a comprehensive understanding of project development. Mr. Hillacre received his B.Sc. & M.Sc. degrees in Geology from the University of Saskatchewan and published the first comprehensive academic study on a world-class uranium deposit in the SW Athabasca Basin in Economic Geology.
Lead Technical Director
Mr. McCallum has over 15 years of experience primarily in North American mineral deposit exploration, with a focus on targeting and discovery of unconformity-related uranium deposits. He is currently a project manager at Edmonton based Dahrouge Geological Consulting Ltd. Mr. McCallum has managed and conducted uranium exploration in and around the Athabasca Basin and other jurisdictions for multiple companies.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sean McGrath is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and a former Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) in the United States. He has spent more than 24 years providing financial management and consulting services to publicly traded companies, with primary emphasis in the natural resources sector. He has been responsible for corporate strategy, all aspects of accounting and finance, planning and forecasting, treasury, internal and external reporting, and internal controls and corporate governance. Mr. McGrath has held senior executive positions with numerous publicly traded companies throughout his career, and he is currently a Director of several TSX Venture Exchange/CSE listed companies.
Mr. Jordan is the co-founder and CEO of HighMont Advisors Inc., a North American focused strategy and finance consultancy. Previously, Mr. Jordan served as CFO and Interim CEO of several listed companies, and prior thereto, as Managing Director of Investment Banking at Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. Before joining Echelon, Mr. Jordan spent nearly 10 years with Credit Suisse in London, New York and Tokyo. Before joining Credit Suisse, he was a securities lawyer with Bennett Jones LLP in Calgary. He holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, and an LLB from the University of British Columbia. As a former banker, Mr. Jordan has extensive experience working in public markets, and currently sits on the board of several companies, including those listed on the TSXV and TSX, as well as private companies.
Ken Judge is a highly experienced investor and developer of public and private companies having been a founder, chairman, CEO or Non-Executive Director of more than 30 companies operating in many different countries and across various sectors including the exploration and production of natural resources (including Gold and Silver, Uranium, Diamonds and Titanium minerals) oil and gas and “big data” and digital marketing technologies. Mr. Judge has extensive experience in evaluating and executing public and private “cross border” merger and acquisition opportunities and the public listing and regulatory compliance of companies listed on the TSX, TSX-V, Nasdaq, LSE, ASX, HKSE, Philippines and Peru stock exchanges. Mr. Judge is a long-time resident of Monaco, has undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in law and finance from the University of Western Australia and is the chief executive officer of Hamilton Capital Partners Limited.
Ms. Shashkova has over two decades of consulting and finance executive experience, spanning audit and consulting, tax structuring, risk management, reporting, disclosure and mining finance. She is currently the CFO of EnviroGold Global, a clean technology company engaged in selective reprocessing of mining tailings. Her previous executive roles include Treasurer for Torex Gold Resources, a mid-tier Canadian gold producer, where she raised over $1B in debt capital to support ongoing operations as well as long-term strategic initiatives, CFO for UraniumOne’s operations in Central Asia, where she provided leadership in all areas of business and financial management, including strategic planning, performance measurement, debt financing, accounting, international tax structuring and risk management, as well as senior leadership positions with Deloitte and E&Y. During her tenure with UraniumOne, Ms. Shashkova also served on the boards of operating joint ventures as the Audit Committee Chair.
Zoya holds a MSc in Biology and Chemistry, an MBA in Banking and Finance, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, US, Maine) and is an ICD.D certified director, Institute of Corporate Directors.
Mr Young is a mining executive and resource development geologist with a strong capability in team building, feasibility studies, managing joint ventures, execution of mine development and management of mining operations. Mr Young holds a BSc (Geology) from Queen’s University, Kingston.
He was the CEO and Managing Director of Vimy Resources Limited which owned and operated the Mulga Rock and Alligator River Projects. Vimy was recently acquired by Deep Yellow Limited.
His previous experience also includes inaugural CEO of BC Iron Limited which developed an iron ore mine from first drilling program in under four years. He also founded Cassini Resources Limited which acquired and expanded the Nebo-Babel Cu-Ni-PGE deposit in Western Australia. Cassini was acquired by OZ Minerals Limited in 2019. Mr Young was also CEO of Frontier Energy, a solar-hydrogen clean energy company.