Chairman & CEO
Mr. Stanyer has over twenty-five years of experience in the mineral exploration industry, focused mostly on uranium exploration in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan, and gold, copper, cobalt and lithium exploration in Nevada.
Mr. Stanyer began his career with Pioneer Metals, a diverse explorer for gold, base metals and uranium, with properties in New Mexico, BC, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In 1999, Pioneer signed an option agreement with Cameco Corporation which led to the formation of the pure uranium exploration company, UEX Corporation. Mr. Stanyer held the positions of Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Corporate Development in both Pioneer and UEX, prior to the acquisition of Pioneer by Barrick Gold Corporation in 2006.
After leaving UEX in 2007, Mr. Stanyer began consulting for Northern Continental Resources, a junior exploration company focused on uranium in the Athabasca Basin. He was appointed President and CEO in 2008, and in 2009 he steered the successful sale of the Company to Hathor Exploration Limited, in competition with Denison Mines.
He became Chairman of Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. in December 2010, and was President and CEO from September 2011 to December 2012. As a Director of Alpha Minerals Inc., and following the Patterson Lake uranium discovery in 2012, he served as Chairman of the Special Committee in 2013 during the acquisition of the company by Fission Uranium Corp. and subsequently served as a Director of Fission until 2014. Currently Mr. Stanyer serves as President, CEO and a Director of Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation (TSXV: NEV) , a junior exploration company focused on gold, copper, cobalt and lithium in Nevada, USA. He is also a Director of New Moon Minerals Corporation, a private mineral exploration company.