Paul J. Bennett (2, 4)
Mr. Bennett became a director in June 2005. He currently runs a private resource consulting business (Energus Resources Ltd.). Mr. Bennett has held executive and senior management positions with Petrofrontier Corp, Rodinia Oil Corp, ExxonMobil Canada, Sable Offshore Energy Project and Mobil Oil Canada (MOCAN). He has also served as a director of the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline and was formerly on the Board of Directors of Kerr Mines Inc. (TSX: Au). Mr. Bennett has over 42 years of domestic and international experience in geology, mining and oil/gas exploration, development and production. Mr. Bennett graduated from the University of Toronto in 1972 with a HBSc. in Geology and again in 1974 with a MSc. in Structural Geology. He is a member of the CSPG and AAPG, and is a retired Professional Geologist (P. Geol.) in the Province of Alberta (APEGGA) and has lived in Canada, Australia, the USA and the UK.
Thomas Hayslett (2)
Mr. Hayslett became a director in February 2014. Mr. Hayslett retired as an independent consultant in the uranium industry at the end of 2016. Mr. Hayslett has over 40 years of experience dealing with various nuclear fuel issues and market matters, having started his career at the Tennessee Valley Authority ("TVA") in 1972 as a nuclear engineer. From 1972 through 1988, Mr. Hayslett held various positions of increasing responsibility in both the nuclear fuel engineering and nuclear fuel supply organizations at TVA. From 1988 until retiring from TVA in 2004, he served as Manager, Nuclear Fuel Supply. From 2004 through 2008, Mr. Hayslett was a Senior Consultant with The Ux Consulting Company ("UxC"), and from 2008 through 2016, he served as an independent consultant to UxC or other clients. Mr. Hayslett graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering in 1971 and received a M.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from the same university in 1976.
Jeff Kennedy (1, 2)
Mr. Kennedy is the Chairman of the Board and has served as a director of the Corporation since March 2005. In June 2019, Mr. Kennedy retired from his position as the Managing Director of Equity Capital Markets and Operations of Cormark Securities Inc. Mr. Kennedy also held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Cormark until 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Kennedy was the Chief Financial Officer of Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon Limited until 1998. Mr. Kennedy was Chairman of the Capital Formula Subcommittee of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada (now the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada) ("IIROC") from 1999 until 2003 and continues to be a member of the Executive Committee of the Financial Administrators Section at IIROC. Mr. Kennedy begin in the investment business in 1987. Mr. Kennedy holds a B.Com. degree from McMaster University and became a Chartered Professional Accountant in 1983.
Garth MacRae (3, 4)
Mr. MacRae became a director of the Corporation in 2005. Mr. MacRae brings to the Board over 40 years of experience in the resource industry, as well as over 16 years of public accounting experience. He has held executive positions with what is now Hudbay Minerals Inc., Brinco Limited and Denison Mines Limited and served as Chairman of Dundee Precious Metals Inc. from 1995 to 2002 and Vice Chairman of Dundee Corporation from 1993 until 2004. Mr. MacRae currently serves as a director of Dundee Corporation, Dundee Energy Limited and GeneNews Limited. Mr. MacRae holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.
Ganpat Mani (3)
Mr. Mani joined the UPC Board in July 2014. Mr. Mani retired in 2013 from his position as the Chief Executive Officer and President at ConverDyn, a position he held since 2009. During his term as CEO of ConverDyn, he also served as a Director at the Nuclear Energy Institute and was a member of the U.S. Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee. Prior to that, Mr. Mani was with Paladin Energy Ltd, an Australian uranium producer supporting their global strategic initiatives. Other previous positions included Member, Board of Directors of Uranium International Corporation (now Tresoro Mining Corp.), a junior mining company, and Principal of Ganman Consulting LLC, which provided business strategy, market development and outsourcing support for nuclear and non-nuclear companies. Mr. Mani retired from Honeywell International Inc. in June 2007 after a 34 year-career spanning a variety of functional areas and product lines. Mr. Mani holds an M.B.A. from Rutgers University, New Jersey and a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK.
Dorothy Sanford (3, 5)
Ms. Sanford became a director of the Corporation in 2016 and is Chair of the Audit Committee. Ms. Sanford recently retired as the President of the MFDA Investor Protection Corporation, the compensation fund for Members of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada. Ms. Sanford has a long career providing regulatory advisory services to the financial services industry and market participants as an independent consultant and as a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for more than 10 years. Ms. Sanford was previously a senior regulator at the Ontario Securities Commission. Ms. Sanford holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University, an M.B.A. degree from the University of Toronto and is an elected Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
- Chairman of the Board
- Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
- Member of the Audit Committee
- Member of the Compensation Committee
- Chair, Audit Committee