Management Team

Management Team

Marc Henderson, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Marc Henderson is a chartered financial analyst with more than 20 years at the helm of public mineral exploration companies. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Laramide Resources Ltd. from 1995 to present. Mr. Henderson is the former CEO and President of Aquiline Resources Inc., sold in 2009 to Pan American Silver Corp., and former President of MineFinders. Mr. Henderson holds an economics degree from the University of Colorado.

 

Dennis Gibson, Chief Financial Officer

Dennis Gibson has been the Chief Financial Officer of Laramide Resources Ltd. since 2006. Mr. Gibson has held various senior financial positions for the past 30 years. He is the former Chief Financial Officer of Aquiline Resources Ltd. (2006-2009), which was acquired by Pan American Silver Corp. and Forrester Metals Inc., which was acquired by Zinc One Inc. Mr. Gibson is a CPA, CGA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University.

 

Lloyd Jones, General Manager, Australia

Mr. Jones has more than 30 years of experience working within the private and government sectors. Mr. Jones leads the Company’s Australian subsidiaries, strategic development and project deployment in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

 

David Thomas, General Manager, U.S. Operations

Mr. Thomas is a senior executive and engineer who brings more than 30 years of leadership in resource development industries, in both private and publicly traded companies. He has held senior mining executive roles, specifically in the construction and commissioning of major mining operations. Mr. Thomas has played a vital role in acquiring international business, developing operating procedures and systems in several foreign countries as well as successfully executing multi-billion dollar projects in the U.S.A. and abroad.

 

Chris Irwin, Corporate Secretary

Chris Irwin practices securities and corporate/commercial law and has been the managing partner of Irwin Lowy LLP since January 2010; prior thereto he was the President of Irwin Professional Corporation from August 2006 to December 2009; and prior thereto he was an associate at Wildeboer Dellelce LLP from January 2004 to July 2006. Mr. Irwin advises a number of public companies, board of directors and independent committees on a variety of issues. Mr. Irwin is a director and/or officer of a number of public companies. Mr. Irwin is a former Director of Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc., a company acquired by IAMGOLD Corporation in a $608 million transaction; former Director of Southern Star Resources Inc., which was formerly listed on TSX prior to becoming Gold Eagle Mines Ltd. and being taken over by Goldcorp Inc. in a $1.5 billion transaction.

 

Ann Baines, Director, Investor Relations

Ann Baines brings more than 20 years of experience working with TSX and ASX listed junior mining companies, including Bannerman Resources, Frontera Copper, Queenston Mining and Kensington Resources.

Directors

John Booth, Chairman of the Board

John Booth is the non-executive Chairman of the Board and is a member of the Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees. Mr. Booth is a corporate director of several listed companies. He was the co-founder and CEO of Midpoint Holdings Ltd. until 2015, and stepped down as Chairman in 2017. Mr. Booth is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor in Ontario and Attorney in NY & DC and worked as an investment banker, broker and fund manager in the international capital markets for more than 25 years at Merrill Lynch International, ICAP, CEDEF, ABN AMRO Bank, the World Bank and Climate Change Capital. From 2004 until 2012 he was also a partner with JAS Financial Products LLP, a U.K.-based alternative asset manager trading under the name Conservation Finance International. Mr. Booth holds a BSc. (Hons) in Biology and Environmental Science from the University of Guelph, LLB & JD from the joint International law program at the Universities of Windsor and Detroit and LLM in international finance, tax and environmental Law from Kings College London where he is now a guest lecturer on ESG in the business school.

 

Marc Henderson, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Marc Henderson is a chartered financial analyst with more than 20 years at the helm of public mineral exploration companies. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Laramide Resources Ltd. from 1995 to present. Mr. Henderson is the former CEO and President of Aquiline Resources Inc., sold in 2009 to Pan American Silver Corp., and former President of MineFinders. Mr. Henderson holds an economics degree from the University of Colorado.

 

 Jacqueline Allison, Director

Ms. Allison brings more than 20 years of Canadian and international experience at major institutions in the fields of mineral economics, financial analysis, investment management and investor relations. Previously, she was VP Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis for Augusta Group of Companies, with similar senior executive capacities at Dominion Diamond Corp. and Hudbay Minerals Inc. Prior to that, she served as a VP and Research Analyst at various banking institutions, including BMO Harris Investment Management Inc. Ms. Allison is also currently the Chair of the Management and Economics Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), and a Corporate Director for both McMillan Research in London, UK, as well as Ride HOVR Corporation in Toronto. Ms. Allison holds a PhD in Mineral Economics from McGill University, a Professional Geoscientist (Ontario) designation, and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

 

Raffi Babikian, Director

Raffi Babikian has extensive nuclear fuel cycle industry experience, including having provided corporate finance and marketing advisory services to uranium mining companies across the globe for the past 12 years, both as an investment banker and as an independent consultant. Mr. Babikian began his career at AREVA SA (now Orano SA), the French nuclear fuel cycle company. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University, Masters from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris.

 

Scott Patterson, Director

Mr. Patterson is the President and CEO of FirstService Corporation. Previously, Mr. Patterson was the President and Chief Operating Officer from 2003. He joined FirstService in 1994 as Vice President Corporate Development, and was the Chief Financial Officer from 1995 until September 2003. Prior to joining FirstService, Mr. Patterson was an investment banker at Bankers Trust. Mr. Patterson qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 and began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Patterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Patterson is an “independent” member of the Board and the Chairperson of the Audit Committee.