Dev Randhawa, MBA

Chairman & CEO

Dev RandhawaDev Randhawa is an experienced CEO with a strong track record of growing resource, mining exploration and energy companies. Northern Miner Magazine named him ‘Mining Person of the Year 2013’ and Finance Monthly awarded him with their ‘Deal Maker of the Year 2013’ award. Currently he is the CEO of Fission Uranium and Fission 3.0 Corp.

Mr. Randhawa founded Strathmore Minerals Corp. in 1996 and remained CEO until September 2008. In 2007, Dev Randhawa spun Fission Energy Corp. out of Strathmore to focus on uranium exploration in Saskatchewan.  He remained as CEO and Chairman until the company sold its Waterbury Lake discovery and a large selection of its assets to Denison Mines in 2013. Fission Uranium Corp. was spun out with the remaining Fission Energy assets as part of the agreement with Denison.

In 2011 Fission Energy was named a TSX Venture 50(r) Company. “The TSX Venture 50(r) are the top 10 companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, in each of the five major industry sectors – mining, oil & gas, technology & life sciences, diversified industries and clean technology – based on a ranking formula with equal weighting given to return on investment, market cap growth, trading volume and analyst coverage. All data was as of December 31, 2010.”

Dev Randhawa received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with honours from Trinity Western College of Langley, British Columbia in 1983 and received his Master in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1985. 

Ross McElroy, P. Geol.

President, COO, & Director

Ross McElroyRoss McElroy is a professional geologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is the winner of the PDAC 2014 Bill Dennis award for exploration success and the Northern Miner ‘Mining Person of the Year 2013’. He has comprehensive experience with working and managing many types of mineral projects from grass roots exploration to feasibility and production.

Mr. McElroy has held positions with both major and junior mining companies, which include BHP Billiton, Cogema Canada (now AREVA), and Cameco. He was a member of the early stage discovery team of the MacArthur River uranium deposit.

Mr. McElroy was part of the hugely successful Fission Energy Corp. team as President, COO and Chief Geologist. He headed up the technical team that made the discovery at Waterbury Lake, SK and Fission Uranium Corp.’s PLS discovery. Mr. McElroy received a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, with a Specialization in Geology from the University of Alberta in 1987 and is a registered professional geologist in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nunavut/Northwest Territories.

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The technical information in this website has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43- 101 and reviewed on behalf of the company by Ross McElroy, P.Geol. President and COO for Fission Uranium Corp., a Qualified Person.

Paul Charlish


Paul Charlish has nearly 30 years of finance experience, including audit and tax in public practice and financial reporting and tax for public companies. He specializes in the mining sector and is well versed in the requirements of complex regulatory environments.

Mr. Charlish has extensive knowledge in the areas of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS, risk management, international tax, ICFR/SOX and internal controls, as well as experience in public equity offerings in Canada. Due to his detailed understanding of running public company finances, Mr. Charlish has also overseen the implementation of new accounting systems and IT services.

During the course of his career, Mr. Charlish has has also played an instrumental role in a number of mergers, acquisitions, spin outs and divestments for mining companies, including Fission Energy and Fission Uranium

Rich Matthews

Head of IR and Marketing

Rich Matthews is a highly experienced IR and marketing professional. He has a strong track record in the mining sector, with a particular emphasis on uranium.

Of particular note, Mr. Matthews was part of the team responsible for growing Fission Energy into a Top 50 TSX-V company and later selling the company's core assets to Denison Mines before spinning out Fission Uranium Corp.