Roger LemaitreP.Eng., P.Geo.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Roger Lemaitre is a Professional Engineer and Geologist with more than 20 years of professional experience, with both senior and junior mining companies. Before joining UEX, Mr. Lemaitre held the position of CEO and Executive Director of URU Metals Limited, an AIM-listed junior uranium and base metal exploration company, where he re-organized the company’s asset mix by identifying and successfully acquiring significant new exploration projects.
Prior to joining URU, Mr. Lemaitre held a variety of senior management positions with Cameco Corporation, one of the world’s largest uranium producers, and was Cameco’s Director of Worldwide Exploration Projects. In this position, Mr. Lemaitre had responsibility for overseeing the execution of Cameco’s growing international exploration programs and budgets as well as overseeing the field activities of three global exploration offices. Before becoming the Director of Worldwide Exploration, Mr. Lemaitre was Cameco’s Manager of Regional Exploration, Saskatchewan and was involved in Cameco’s strategic growth team tasked with the identification of opportunities in the uranium sector.
Mr. Lemaitre has a Masters of Applied Science in Geology from McGill University, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering from Queens University and a Masters of Business Administration from Athabasca University.
Evelyn AbbottCPA, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Abbott has more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience in senior financial roles. She was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Valoro Resources Inc. (formerly Geologix Explorations Inc.) for eleven years. Ms. Abbott was the Chief Financial Officer of Defiance Silver Corp. once the merger was completed with Valoro Resources Inc. in December 2018 and subsequently resigned in the first quarter of 2019. Ms. Abbott has also held senior positions in the biotech, manufacturing and logistics industries.
Ms. Abbott holds a Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.