MR JOHN HARRISON
(Non Executive Chairman)
Mr Harrison brings to Peninsula a wealth of broking and corporate finance experience acquired over a 45-year career, including 20 years of investment banking in London. During this time, Mr Harrison developed an extensive international contact base advising companies across a range of commodities (including uranium), as well as related engineering and service businesses, in both an M&A and Equity Capital markets context. He acted for numerous companies quoted on the Main List and the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange, as well as the Australian, Johannesburg and Toronto Exchanges.
During his investment banking career, Mr Harrison was the Managing Director at Numis Securities in London in charge of resources sector Corporate Finance and subsequently UK Chairman of specialist Anglo-Australian resources advisory and broking business RFC Ambrian. He was founding Chairman of UK coking coal development company West Cumbria Mining Ltd and is currently a Non-Executive Director of that company. He is also a non-executive director of Newscape Capital Group Ltd, a diversified UK fund management and advisory group based in St James’s, London.
MR WAYNE HEILI
(Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer)
Mr Heili has spent the bulk of his 30-year professional career in the uranium mining industry. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ur-Energy, Inc. where he successfully oversaw the design, construction, commissioning and ramp-up of the Lost Creek in-situ uranium project in Wyoming USA.
Prior to joining Ur-Energy, Inc., Mr Heili served as Operations Manager of the Christensen/Irigaray in-situ uranium mines in Wyoming and also has experience on conventional uranium mines in Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and is a past President of the Uranium Producers of America.
Mr evgenij iorich
Mr Iorich serves as a Managing Partner at Pala Investments Limited (Pala) and is responsible for oversight of Pala's private equity and liquid equity investment portfolios, as well as high-yield corporate debt portfolio.
Mr Iorich joined Pala in September 2006 and has since worked on a wide range of strategic initiatives, M&A opportunities, operational and financial planning and structuring in emerging markets. Mr Iorich's commodities experience extends across a broad range of bulk commodities, previous and base metals, uranium, minor metals and other commodities. Mr Iorich is currently a Director of Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU), Itafos (TSX-V:IFOS) and Serinus Energy Inc (TSX:SEN).
Prior to joining Pala, Mr Iorich was a financial manger at Mechel, the Russian metals and mining company. Mr Iorich graduated from the University of Zurich with a Master of Arts degree in 2004.
MR harrison (hink) barker
Harrison (Hink) Barker retired June 1, 2015 from the Generation segment of Dominion Resources with over 40 years of fossil and nuclear fuel commercial and technical responsibilities. Since 1992, Mr Barker had been the manager responsible for Dominion’s procurement of nuclear fuel and the related processing steps of conversion from U3O8 to UF6, enrichment of UF6, and fabrication of nuclear fuel assemblies.
He is a former chair of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s Utility Fuel Committee, and a past member of the World Nuclear Fuel Market Board of Directors (Chairman for two years). He served on an Advisory Board to American Uranium Corporation while they attempted to develop the Wyoming Reno Creek uranium deposit.
From 1975 to 1984 he worked as an engineer and supervisor in the areas of nuclear fuel quality assurance, nuclear core design, nuclear fabrication contract administration, nuclear fuel procurement, spent fuel transportation and disposal planning during a period when Dominion was building its regulated nuclear operating fleet in Virginia.
Mr Barker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Master’s in Nuclear Engineering Science both from the University of Florida.
MR mark wheatley
Mr Wheatley is an experienced resources company CEO, Non-Executive Director and Chairman with a career spanning more than 30 years in mining and related industries. He has worked in the uranium industry since 2003 and been involved in ISR project exploration, feasibility studies, start up, production, rehabilitation and closure. His uranium experience includes the roles of Chairman and CEO of Southern Cross Resources Inc., the operator of the Honeymoon ISR uranium project, Non-Executive Director of Uranium One Inc. and Uranium Resources Inc. His other board roles have included Non-Executive Chairman of Xanadu Mines Ltd, Gold One International Ltd, Goliath Gold Mining Ltd, Norton Gold Fields Ltd and directorship of St Barbara Ltd.
MR david coyne
(Finance Director / Chief Financial Officer)
Mr Coyne has over 20 years' experience in the mining, and engineering and construction industries, both within Australia and internationally. Prior to joining Peninsula, My Coyne held senior executive positions with Australia listed companies Macmahon Holdings Limited and VDM Group Limited, and with unlisted global manganese miner Consolidated Minerals. Over the past 10 years, Mr Coyne has been directly involved in a number of equity and debt raising transactions and has been the project director on a company-wide systems implementation project. Mr Coyne has previously served on the Board of listed iron ore miner, BC Iron limited, where he also held the role of Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.