Globally Exploring, Acquiring, Drilling
The Uranium Leader
Sheldon Inwentash, Chairman and CEO
Sheldon Inwentash, as Chairman and CEO, is responsible for the overall strategic vision and direction for the Company. Mr. Inwentash and his management team have built Mega Uranium into one of the fastest growing junior mining companies globally, by identifying and acquiring quality uranium properties. Mr. Inwentash brings more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry and a deep understanding of progressive investment and financial management strategies. He was an Ontario finalist for the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Inwentash is also the Chairman and CEO of Pinetree Capital Ltd., a Canadian investment company with a portfolio of investments primarily in the resource and energy sectors. Sheldon Inwentash is also Chairman and CEO 0f Brownstone Ventures Inc. is a Canadian-based, energy-focused investment company with direct interests in oil and gas assets around the world.
Stewart Taylor, President, Director
Mr. Taylor joined Mega Uranium in February 2005, as VP – International Exploration, through Mega's acquisition of the Ben Lomond uranium deposit in Australia. In October 2005, he was promoted to the role of President, where he is responsible for the generation, acquisition and exploration of the Company’s uranium projects worldwide. Since joining, Mr. Taylor has been instrumental in building Mega Uranium’s worldwide presence. Mr. Taylor, a geologist, holds a B.Sc. (Hons. Geology) from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and has over 35 years of mining and exploration experience in Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and North and South America. Prior to joining Mega Uranium, Mr. Taylor held senior management positions with several major and junior groups including, Anglo American Corporation, Mogul of Ireland Ltd., Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australia Ltd., Mount Isa Mines Ltd. and Southwestern Gold Corporation. Since 1998, he has been a Principal of Taylor Wall & Associates, a Brisbane-based consulting firm specializing in mineral project generation and evaluation and providing geoscientific consulting services, worldwide.
Larry Goldberg, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Goldberg is responsible for the overall financial management of Mega Uranium. Mr. Goldberg is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of financial management experience.
Richard Patricio, Vice President Legal & Corporate Affairs and Secretary
Richard Patricio, as Vice President Legal & Corporate Affairs and Secretary, is responsible for merger and acquisition activity, corporate transactions and the overall administration of Mega Uranium. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Patricio practiced law at a top tier law firm in Toronto and worked as in-house General Counsel for a senior TSX listed company. Mr. Patricio is a lawyer qualified to practice in the Province of Ontario.
Peter McNally, Vice President Project Development
Mr. McNally joined Mega Uranium through the acquisition of Redport Limited and was appointed to the position of Vice President, Project Development. Mr. McNally brings more than 15 years of uranium mine development and operating experience in Australia. Prior to joining Mega, Mr. McNally served in senior management roles for Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. at the Ranger Mine and as the General Manager of the Jubiluka project in the Northern Territory, Australia.
Michael Downes, Vice President, North America
Michael J. Downes, a geologist with a Ph.D., has extensive experience in mineral exploration. Mr. Downes joined Mega through the acquisition of Monster Copper, where he served as President. Prior to joining Mega, he worked with Kidd Creek Mines, (1980 to 1986) where he led the team that discovered the Hoyle Pond Gold deposit in Ontario. From 1989 to 1997, he held positions of increasing responsibility with WMC International Ltd. (WMC Ltd. of Australia) including Chief Geologist Americas and Manager of Province Assessment. Mr. Downes was also Vice-President Exploration for Brasilca Mining Corporation, a TSXV listed company with exploration success in IOCG style copper-gold, in the Carajas area of Brazil.
Wendy Warhaft, General Counsel
Wendy Warhaft joined Mega Uranium in February 2007, as General Counsel. In this role, Ms. Warhaft provides, among other things, advice and assistance to management in respect of Mega’s corporate finance and M&A activities and its continuous disclosure and corporate governance matters. Ms. Warhaft brings extensive experience in corporate and securities law and was a partner in a top Canadian law firm prior to joining Mega. Ms. Warhaft holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Ottawa (Magna cum laude) and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance and International Business from McGill University (With Distinction) and is a member of the Ontario Bar.
Arni Johannson, Director and Member of the Audit Committee
Mr. Johannson is an independent businessman and consultant who presently serves as the Chairman of Titan Uranium Incorporated, a Canadian uranium company. His past experiences include several public and private ventures in mining and other industries.
Anthony J. Grey, Director
Mr. Grey was formerly the Managing Director of Pancontinental Mining Ltd., the Australian company that discovered the Jabiluka uranium deposit in Northern Territory in 1971. Mr. Grey has been the Chairman of International Ferro Metals Limited, a ferrochrome and mining company since 2002 and Chairman of Precious Metals Australia, a mining company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Mr. Grey has written extensively and is widely recognized as an authority on the Australian uranium industry.
Michael D. Sweatman, Director and Member of the Audit Committee
Mr. Sweatman is a Chartered Accountant who has operated MDS Management Ltd., a Vancouver-based management consulting company, since November 1992. Mr. Sweatman currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Marifil Mines Limited and Run Of River Power Inc. He was previously CFO and President of the Yukon Energy Corporation and is currently a director of several companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges.
Douglas Reeson, Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Douglas Reeson is a business executive and an independent financial consultant with experience as an officer and director of a number of junior public companies. Prior to 1991, he held a number of positions in the investment industry including the Executive Director of Listings for the Toronto Stock Exchange, Vice-President and Director of Davidson Partners, Midland Doherty & Yorkton Securities and, earlier, as an Investment Analyst at Burns-Fry. Mr. Reeson holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from York University.