Uranium Concentrate Investment
Uranium Participation Corporation is a company focused solely on investing in uranium concentrates
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David Cates, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Cates is currently the President and CEO of Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison") (the parent company of Denison Mines Inc., the Manager) and has held various roles with Denison during his tenure with the company. Through his various roles with Denison, Mr. Cates has been involved in numerous aspects of the Corporation, including the Corporation's acquisition of Uranium Limited in 2010, and all of the Corporation's tax and financial planning activities. Mr. Cates is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Master in Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.
Mac McDonald, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McDonald is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and brings extensive financial experience to the role. Previously, Mr. McDonald held positions with PwC LLP providing audit, tax and other financial advisory services for global companies. Mr. McDonald has extensive knowledge in the areas of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS, risk and quality management, SOX and internal controls, as well as experience in public and private debt and equity offerings in Canada and the United States. Mr. McDonald also serves as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Denison Mines Corp.
Scott Melbye, Vice President, Commercial
Mr. Melbye joined UPC in September 2014 and is a 31-year veteran of the nuclear energy industry. Scott also currently holds the position of Executive Vice President of Texas-based, Uranium Energy Corporation. Through June 2014, Scott was Executive Vice President, Marketing for Uranium One, responsible for global sales activities. Prior to this, Scott spent 22 years with the Cameco Group of companies, most recently serving as President of the subsidiary responsible for managing the company's world-wide uranium marketing and trading activities (annual sales exceeding 30 million pounds U3O8). Previous experience includes uranium brokerage and trading at Nukem Inc. in New York, and nuclear fuel procurement at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in Arizona. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Governors of the World Nuclear Fuel Market (WNFM), and is a past President of the Uranium Producers of America.
Amanda Willett, Corporate Secretary
Ms. Willett is the Corporate Secretary of the Corporation, DMC and the Manager. Ms. Willett joined DMC as Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2016 and is responsible for overseeing DMC's legal affairs. Previously, Ms. Willett was a securities law associate at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Vancouver, a position she held since 2011. Prior to that, she was a corporate and securities law associate with Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto. Her practice focused on advising public and private companies on matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, securities law and stock exchange compliance matters, and general corporate matters. She has been involved in a broad range of transactional and corporate governance work for companies listed on the TSX and the TSX Venture Exchange, with an emphasis on advising companies in the mining industry. Ms. Willett graduated from York University in 2007 with an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and an MBA degree from the Schulich School of Business. She is a member of both the Ontario and British Columbia Bars.
Uranium Participation Corporation
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