President, CEO and Director
Mr. McFadden is a lawyer with 21 years' experience in exploration and mining and is currently the President & Chief Executive Officer of NxGold Ltd., the Chairman of NexGen Energy Ltd. and a Director of IsoEnergy Ltd. Mr. McFadden was previously Manager, Business Development at Newcrest Mining Limited, and before that was Head of Commercial, Strategy and Corporate Development for Tigers Realm Coal Limited, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Additionally, he was General Manager, Business Development of Tigers Realm Minerals Pty Ltd.
Prior to commencing with the Tigers Realm Group in 2010, Mr. McFadden was a Commercial General Manager with Rio Tinto's exploration division with responsibility for gaining entry into new projects through negotiation with government or joint venture partners, or through acquisition. Mr. McFadden has extensive international experience in managing large and complex transactions and has a broad knowledge of all aspects of project evaluation and negotiation in challenging and varied environments. Mr. McFadden holds a combined law/commerce degree from Melbourne University and an MBA from Monash University.
Vice President Corporate Development
Mr. McPherson has worked in the global mining sector across a variety of commodities and jurisdictions for 8 years. Mr. McPherson is currently Corporate Development Manager at NexGen Energy and is also a Senior Advisor to IsoEnergy Ltd. and Vice President of NxGold Ltd. Prior to NexGen, Mr. McPherson was head of corporate development for a TSX-listed gold producer and developer where he was involved in a variety of corporate mandates including M&A as well as mine permitting, feasibility, financing and construction. Mr. McPherson began his career in the natural resource group of an independent boutique Canadian investment bank.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and is a CFA Level 2 candidate.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Richardson is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has worked in the mining industry for over 30 years. Ms. Richardson graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor in Economics and has a Diploma in Accounting from Wilfred Laurier University.
Ms. Richardson is presently the Chief Financial Officer of IsoEnergy Ltd on a permanent part time basis. She will continue in this role whilst also assuming responsibility for the Company. From 2010 to 2017, she was Chief Financial Officer of Hillsborough Resources Limited, a privately-owned coal producer. Between 2006 and present, Ms. Richardson provided financial consulting services to several publicly listed mining companies, primarily in the gold sector, including Atlantic Gold Corporation, Primero Mining Corp., Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp., Rio Alto Mining Ltd. and Goldgroup Mining Inc. From 1991 to 2006 Ms. Richardson was Director of Group Accounting at Placer Dome Inc. which then operated 17 mines across five countries. At Placer Dome Inc., Ms. Richardson was responsible for the financial reporting of global operations and integrating new acquisitions. From 1985 to 1991 Ms. Richardson was a manager in the audit group (mining) at Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto.
Vice President Exploration & Development
Mr. Lindsay has over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration across four continents. Mr. Lindsay has worked for both junior and senior companies, including Newmont Mining Corporation, Miramar Mining Corporation, BHP Minerals Canada Ltd., Inmet Mining Corporation, and Kodiak Exploration Limited. He was directly involved in resource expansions, belt-scale exploration and feasibility level studies of the gold deposits in Hope Bay, Nunavut.