President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr. Chalmers heads up the company’s conventional and in situ (“ISR”) uranium production operations. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Chalmers served as Executive General Manager of Production for Paladin Energy Ltd., a uranium producer with assets in Australia and Africa, including the Langer Heinrich and Kayelekera mines, where he oversaw sustained, significant increases in production while reducing operating costs. He also possesses extensive experience in ISR uranium production, including management of the Beverley Uranium Mine owned by General Atomics (Australia), and the Highland mine owned by Cameco Corporation (USA). Mr. Chalmers has also consulted to several of the largest players in the uranium supply sector, including BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, and Marubeni, and currently serves as the Chair of the Australian Uranium Council, a position he has held since 2007.
W. Paul Goranson
Executive Vice President of ISR Operations
Mr. Goranson is the Executive Vice President of ISR Operations for Energy Fuels. Mr. Goranson has over twenty-eight years of mining, processing and regulatory experience in the uranium extraction industry that includes both conventional and in-situ recovery (“ISR”) mining, and he is a registered professional engineer. Prior to the acquisition by Energy Fuels of Uranerz Energy Corporation, Mr. Goranson served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director for Uranerz, where he was responsible for operations of the Nichols Ranch ISR Uranium Project. In addition to those duties, he also managed uranium marketing, regulatory and government affairs, exploration, and land groups. Prior to joining Uranerz, Mr. Goranson served as President of Cameco Resources, where he led the operations at the Smith Ranch-Highland, Crow Butte and North Butte ISR uranium recovery facilities. Mr. Goranson also served as Vice President of Mesteña Uranium LLC, and he has served om senior positions with Rio Algom Mining, (a subsidiary of BHP Billiton), and Uranium Resource Inc. Mr. Goranson has a Bachelor of Science in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A&I University, and he has a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Daniel G. Zang
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Zang is Chief Financial Officer for Energy Fuels. He has many years of experience having served as Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer with a number of public and private companies, including Controller and Treasurer of General Moly, Inc. and Vice President and Controller of Cyprus Copper Company, an operating division of Cyprus Minerals Company with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion. Prior to his coming to Energy Fuels, Mr. Zang served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. in San Diego, California from 2012 to 2013, and Chief Financial Officer of Umami from 2010 to 2012. From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Zang was a Senior Finance and Accounting Professional based in Littleton, Colorado. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Zang was Controller and Treasurer for General Moly Inc. Mr. Zang has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois, Champaign, Urbana and is a Certified Public Accountant.
David C. Frydenlund
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Frydenlund is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Energy Fuels. Mr. Frydenlund’s responsibilities include oversight of all legal matters relating to the Company’s activities. His expertise extends to NRC, EPA, State and Federal regulatory and environmental laws and regulations. From 1997 to 2012, Mr. Frydenlund was Vice President Regulatory Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Denison Mines Corp., and its predecessor International Uranium Corporation (“IUC”). He also served as a director of IUC from 1997 to 2006 and Chief Financial Officer of IUC from 2000 to 2005. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Frydenlund was Vice President of the Lundin Group of international public mining and oil and gas companies, and prior thereto was a partner with the Vancouver law firm of Ladner Downs (now Borden Ladner Gervais) where his practice focused on corporate, securities and international mining transactions law. Mr. Frydenlund holds a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Simon Fraser University, a master’s degree in economics and finance from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Toronto.
Curtis H. Moore
Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development
Mr. Moore is the Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development for Energy Fuels Inc. He is in charge of product marketing for Energy Fuels, and is closely involved in mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, public relations, and corporate legal. He has been with Energy Fuels for over seven years, holding various roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Energy Fuels, Mr. Moore worked in multi-family real estate development, government relations and public affairs, production homebuilding, and private law practice. Mr. Moore is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado. He holds Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a bachelor of arts dual degree in Economics-Government from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.