Chairman & CEO
Mr. Williams brings over two decades of mining and finance industry experience to CUR. His diverse background includes roles in senior management and corporate development, equity research, fund management and investment banking in the metals and mining sector with a focus on uranium. As a research analyst at Westwind Partners, Mr. Williams launched coverage on the uranium sector in 2007. In late 2008, he joined Pinetree Capital, a natural resource focused investment fund as VP Business Development. During this time, he was responsible for analyzing and monitoring uranium investments and was also appointed to the board of directors of several investee uranium companies. In 2012, he joined Dundee Capital Markets (now Eight Capital) in the investment banking group. As a Managing Director, he completed equity financings across a wide range of commodities and was a named advisor on multiple M&A transactions in the uranium sector. In 2017, Mr. Williams was a co-founder of Uranium Royalty Corp., serving as President, CEO and Director. In March 2020, Mr. Williams joined NxGold (now Consolidated Uranium) and has been responsible for executing the plan to consolidate and develop uranium projects around the world. Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor’s degrees in commerce and is a CFA®️ charterholder.
President & COO
Mr. Tunney brings a wealth of mining experience having been in the industry for 18 years. As a professional mining engineer, Mr. Tunney has worked for several majors including Inco Limited and Newmont Corporation, and in senior management roles with NewCastle Gold Ltd. (formerly Castle Mountain Mining Company Ltd.) and Solstice Gold Corp. Mr. Tunney worked across multiple provinces and territories in Canada, as well as the Southwestern United States where he successfully permitted projects for exploration and development and was instrumental in moving projects into production. Mr. Tunney also spent several years in capital markets with both an international investment bank and a Canadian bank owned dealer in their global mining team working on transactions of all types and sizes.
Mr. Duras is a senior executive with over 23 years of experience working in the resource sector in corporate development, financial management and cost control positions. He's held the position of CFO at several publicly traded companies, including Savary Gold Corp., Nordic Gold Corp and Avion Gold Corp., and spearheaded large corporate financings. He is currently the CFO of Emerita Resources Ltd. and Red Pine Exploration Inc. Mr. Duras holds a Bachelor of Administration degree from Lakehead University and completed his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in 1998.
VP Corporate Development
Mr Mullens is an experienced geologist with 35 years' experience across a wide range of commodities and countries. He worked as a mine geologist at Broken Hill Australia from 1983 to 1987 and with Mt. Isa Mines in Queensland from 1987 to 1997. In this role he was district manager for firstly Argentinathen Central America from 1994 to 1997 exploring for gold and base metals. Following this, he was based in Lima Peru and consulted to the mining industry.
Mr. Mullens joined Laramide Resources and Aquiline Resources in 2002. Both companies were successful with Mr. Mullens being responsible for the acquisition of key projects in Argentina for Aquiline, which subsequently led to the buyout by Pan American Silver in 2009 for CAD $645 million. At Laramide he was VP Exploration and Director playing a key role in helping to identify and acquire the Westmoreland and Homestake projects in Queensland and the USA respectively. Laramide was ranked the #1 company on the TSX venture exchange in 2005. Mr. Mullens was also a founder and director of Lydian Resources which discovered the 5 million-ounce Amulsar gold deposit located in Armenia and is currently under construction.