Welcome To The RPT Uranium HUB On AGORACOM

High-grade uranium exploration and development

RPT Uranium Management

Hikmet Akin, Ph.D

President & Director

Mr. Hikmet Akin brings to RPT Uranium some 34 years experience in mining development and project evaluation. Since 1978, he has held various managerial and staff positions with Uranerz in Germany, performing uraniferous project evaluations and reserve estimations globally. In 1985, he became a professor at the Technical University of Berlin. During the 1990s, Mr. Akin operated the mining and exploration activities of Uranerz in the USA and Canada as president of the local subsidiaries. Since 1998, Mr. Akin has been a consultant to various companies in the mining sector.

Nelson Baker, P.Eng.

VP corporate Development & Director

Mr. Nelson Baker graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines with a degree in geological engineering in 1969. He has more than 40 years of successful experience in all aspects of mineral exploration and development, both in Canada and around the world. Mr. Baker is an active member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. He has served on the board of several public companies both as director and officer. Currently, Mr. Baker actively serves on the board of Boulder Mining Corp, Temex Resources Corp., and RPT Uranium Corp.

Colin Bowdidge PhD

Vice-President Exploration

Mr. Colin Bowdidge has a degree in geology and mineralogy from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Edinburgh. He has 35 years of practical experience in all phases of mineral exploration and mine development. Most of his career has been spent in Canada, but he has also handled projects in Europe, Latin America and the United States. Over the years Mr. Bowdidge has managed and executed exploration programs in Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, North West Territories and Virginia. In addition to uranium, he has directed explorations for gold, silver, base metals, iron ore and industrial minerals, and is credited with single-handedly discovering the Olden wollastonite deposit in Ontario.

Dr. Peter Kausch

Director, Corporate Development

Peter Kausch, born in Germany in 1940, has over 40 years of experience in the energy sector. In 1969, he started to work in the energy sector for Rheinbraun AG (now RWE Power AG) in Germany. From 1973 to 1984, Peter participated in building uranium divisions in North America and Australia and organized the US-hard coal division. From 1984 to 2000, he was Chairman of Rheinbraun Australia Pty Ltd., Sydney. In addition to his activities with Rheinbraun, Peter was a board member of Uranerz GmbH (1987 and 1998), as well as a managing director (1993 to 1995 and from 1998 to 2000). Peter's activities in Canada included serving as a board member of Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd., Saskatoon, from 1992 to 1998, of Consol Energy Inc., USA (1992-1998) and of Energy resources of Australia, Sydney (1996-1999).Peter is a professor of International Management of Resources, at the Technical University in Freiberg, Germany and teaches students from all over the world in an English speaking MBA course on Resources and Environment.

Mike Magrum P.Eng


Mr. Mike Magrum is a geological engineer and a a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines and the University of Alaska. He has been working in uranium exploration since 1974, with experience that covers most of the Proterozoic Basins in Canada. Mr. Magrum was part of the technical team who assembled JNR Resources very successful Athabasca Basin uranium land holdings. He plays a key role in directing the corporation's technical team and ongoing exploration programs.

Marshall Bertram


Mr. Bertram has been engaged in the mining production and mineral exploration industry for over forty years, playing key roles with several venture capital market and startup projects. He's held management positions with Reeves McDonald Mines, Copperline-Columbia River Mines, Falconbridge Nickel Mines-Tasu Mine Developers, Minas Ocona (Peru) and Prominent Resources Inc. (Ghana). Mr. Bertram has participated in many venture capital companies exploring in B.C. Ontario, Quebec, Yukon, NWT, USA, Africa, China, and the Philippines.

Liz Monger

Corporate Secretary

Ms. Monger has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia and has completed the Canadian Securities Course and several corporate governance courses. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries and has over nine years of experience in managing compliance and communications for junior exploration companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, the TSX and the American Stock Exchange.

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