MANAGEMENT AND DIRECTORS
BENJAMIN AINSWORTH, MA (OXON), PENG BC.
Position: President, CEO & Director
Mr. Ainsworth earned an
- 1972: Discovery and early development for Placer Development of Howards Pass now being developed by Selwyn Resources as the largest zinc and the largest lead deposits in the world.
- 1991-94: Development of Huckleberry Mine (now a porphyry copper producer) for New
Canamin, production started by Princeton Mining in 1997 and still mining.
- 1995: Discovery of the first reported marine alluvial diamonds off Sierra Leone.
- 1994-96: Property selection for Cascadia Metals and Chemicals Corporation of their Mongolian
Sharingol(gold) Property, who developed and sold a large gold resource to Cameco-Centerra.
- 2005: Joined Board of Hathor Exploration, acting as V.P. Exploration during the discovery and development of the Roughrider uranium deposit – a Rio Tinto take-over success.
Qualified and registered as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, and acts as a “Qualified Person” under the definition used in National Instrument 43 101.
DR. MICHAEL GUNNING, BSC (HONS), MSC,
Position: Chairman, Director, Lead Technical Advisor
GARRETT AINSWORTH, DIPTECH, BTECH (HONS), BSC (HONS), PGEO
Position: VP Exploration
Garrett Ainsworth is a professional geologist and the Vice President Exploration for Alpha Minerals Inc. He has a Diploma of Technology in Mining and Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Engineering with
Mr. Ainsworth has been instrumental in the successful progress of the Patterson Lake South (PLS) project, where he was the Project Manager (PM) since its inception in 2007. During his tenure as PM of PLS he oversaw the staking of new claims, the discovery of the boulder field, the initial high-grade uranium drill hole discovery (R00E zone), and the discovery of the high grade, near
CHARLES ROY, P.ENG., P.GEO.
Mr. Roy has more than 30 years of experience in uranium exploration with Cameco Corporation, one of the world’s largest uranium producers. Most recently as Director of Exploration Agreements, Regional Director for the Americas, and Director of Advanced Exploration, he has been directly involved in the supervision of seven discoveries for Cameco. Mr. Roy provides Alpha with invaluable industry-leading expertise towards advancing the Patterson Lake
ALAN R. GRAHAM
Mr. Graham brings to Alpha extensive expertise in the down-stream nuclear fuel cycle and regulatory sectors. He was appointed as a member of the former Atomic Energy Control Board in
Mr. Stanyer has over seventeen years of experience in the mineral exploration industry and has served as; a consultant, Corporate Secretary, Officer, Director, President and CEO to a number of public mineral exploration companies including Pioneer Metals Corporation (“Pioneer”), UEX Corporation (“UEX”), and Northern Continental Resources Inc. (“NCR”).
Mr. Stanyer began his career with Pioneer which was a Gold, Base Metal and Uranium exploration company with properties in New Mexico, BC, Manitoba
After leaving UEX in 2007, Mr. Stanyer began consulting for NCR, a Uranium exploration company and was appointed President and CEO in 2008. Hathor Exploration Limited made a successful offer in July 2009 to take over NCR, in competition with Denison Mines. He acted as Chairman of Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. (GYG-TSX.V) from December 2010, and as President and CEO from September 2011 to December 2012.
Mr. Yates has over twenty years experience in the mineral exploration industry and has served as a director and officer of several public mining companies. From 1982 to 1988 he was the Founder, President, and Director of Hycroft Resources who successfully brought the Crofoot Mine into production, a gold heap leach operation with annual production of 100,000 ounces of gold. Mr. Yates has overseen the corporate management and financing of a number of projects in North America including American Bullion Minerals, Zappa Resources, and Jersey Goldfields, having raised in excess of $20million for mineral exploration development.
Position: Chief Financial Officer, Secretary
Mr. Bordian is a designated Certified General Accountant in
Position: Corporate Development / Communications
Mr. Meister has nearly 20 years of experience working with public and private companies and has been specializing in the resource sector since 2005. He is a graduate of British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Marketing Management and also participated in BCIT’s Exploration and Mining for Investment course. His experience and entrepreneurial nature has allowed him to manage and develop numerous business and management activities including all aspects of Marketing and Corporate Communications at institutional and retail