President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Parry has over 18 years in the resources sector. Mr. Parry is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of IsoEnergy Ltd. and is a Director of NexGen Energy Ltd. .
Mr. Parry is a co-founder of EMR Capital and former senior advisor to the Fund. He was a co-founder of the Tigers Realm Group and was appointed to the Boards of Tigers Realm Minerals, Tigers Realm Metals and NexGen Energy Ltd. (as it then was prior to the Qualifying Transaction) in 2011. Mr. Parry was appointed to the role of CEO of Tigers Realm Coal in 2012.
Mr. Parry, as an exploration and business development geologist, was responsible for the business development activities of the Tigers Realm Group since inception in 2008.
Prior to joining Tigers Realm, Mr. Parry was the Business Development Manager for G-Resources Limited responsible for mergers and acquisitions and Principal Geologist - New Business at Oxiana Limited responsible for strategy and business development initiatives in bulk and energy commodities. At Rio Tinto he led exploration programs for iron ore, copper, diamonds, coal and bauxite in Australia, Asia and South America and was Principal Geologist for the Kintyre Uranium project pre-feasibility study. Mr. Parry holds an Honours Degree in Geology and is a Member of the AusIMM.
Vice President – Exploration
Mr. Blower is a Professional Geologist with +20 years of experience in the minerals industry including mine geology, resource estimation and exploration for a variety of commodities. For the past 10 years, Mr. Blower has been involved in uranium exploration in the Athabasca Basin, most recently as the VP Exploration for Denison Mines. At Denison, Mr. Blower led the team that added 75M lbs of U3O8 mineral resources to the Wheeler River project through expansion of the Phoenix deposit and the discovery of the Gryphon basement hosted uranium deposit.
Prior to Denison Mines Mr. Blower was President, CEO and a director of Pitchstone Exploration Ltd. until its sale in 2012 to Fission Energy.
Mr. Blower is a Professional Geoscientist, holds a B.Sc. degree in Geological Sciences from the University of British Columbia and an MSc. in Geological Sciences from Queen’s university.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Richardson is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and has worked in the mining industry for over 30 years. Ms. Richardson graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelors in Economics and has a Diploma in Accounting from Wilfred Laurier University.
Since 2010, Ms. Richardson has been the Chief Financial Officer of Hillsborough Resourced Limited, a privately owned coal producer (currently with suspended operations). Between 2006 and present, Ms. Richardson has provided financial consulting services to various mining companies, primarily in gold, including Primero Mining Corp., Yukon- Nevada Gold Corp., Rio Alto Mining Ltd., Goldgroup Mining Inc., primarily in financial reporting, including conversions to IFRS, transaction accounting, functional currency issues and general reporting. From 1991 to 2006 Ms. Richardson was Director of Group Accounting at Placer Dome Inc. which operates in five countries at 17 mines. Ms. Richardson was responsible for reporting on the global operations, and integrating new acquisitions into the group. From 1985 to 1991 Ms. Richardson was a manager in the mining audit group of Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto.
M. Joanna Cameron
Joanna Cameron is a lawyer with 18 years experience advising private and public companies with respect to both transactional and operational matters. Joanna has experience with M&A, financings, governance matters, corporate restructuring and reorganizations, proxy battles and continuous disclosure obligations.
Joanna also has experience in drafting, reviewing and/or negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements including option agreements, shareholder agreements, non-disclosure agreements, memorandum of understanding, letters of intent, share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, investment agreements, escrow agreements, trust indentures, shareholder rights agreements, indemnity agreements, and services agreements.
Joanna has worked with clients in a broad range of industries including mining, education, shipping, financial services, information technology, power and forestry.
Joanna received her law degree from the University of Saskatchewan and was called to the bar in Saskatchewan in 1997 and British Columbia in 1999.