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Nexgen Energy Ltd (NXE.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher McFadden

48 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Leigh Curyer

44 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bruce Sprague

2017 Chief Financial Officer

James Hatley

2018 Senior Vice President - Project Development

Troy Boisjoli

2017 Vice President - Operations and Project Development

Travis McPherson

2017 Vice President, Corporate Development

Brad Wall

2019 Director

Warren Gilman

59 2017 Independent Director

Karri Howlett

2018 Independent Director

Richard Patricio

43 2013 Independent Director

Trevor Thiele

2013 Independent Director

Sybil Veenman

56 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher McFadden

Mr. Christopher W. McFadden is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. McFadden is a lawyer with 22 years of experience in exploration and mining and currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of NxGold Ltd. Previously, Mr. McFadden was the Manager, Business Development at Newcrest Mining Limited and, before that, the Head of Commercial, Strategy and Corporate Development for Tigers Realm Coal Limited, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Additionally, Mr. McFadden 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. Mr. McFadden is a resident of Victoria, Australia.

Leigh Curyer

Mr. Leigh R. Curyer is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of NexGen Energy Ltd. Mr. Curyer has over 20 years’ experience in the resources and corporate sector. Mr. Curyer currently serves as the Corporation’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Curyer was previously the Chief Financial Officer and head of corporate development of Southern Cross Resources Inc. (now Uranium One Inc.). In addition, from 2008 to 2011, Mr. Curyer was Head of Corporate Development for Accord Nuclear Resources Management, assessing uranium projects worldwide for First Reserve Corporation, a global energy-focused private equity and infrastructure investment firm. Mr. Curyer’s uranium project assessment experience has been focused on assets located in Canada, Australia, USA, Africa, Central Asia and Europe, including operating mines, advanced development projects and exploration prospects. Mr. Curyer has a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from the University of South Australia and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Curyer is a resident of British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Curyer joined the Board on April 19, 2013.

Bruce Sprague

Mr. Bruce Sprague serves as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Sprague has been the Chief Financial Officer of NexGen since November 2017. He was most recently Partner, Canadian Mining and Metals Sector for Ernst & Young and has over 25 years of experience advising multinational and emerging corporations on business issues in a broad range of countries. Mr. Sprague led key client teams for some of the largest Canada-based mining companies on strategic business initiatives and growth platforms. He is also a frequent lecturer at numerous mining industry forums on a broad range of topics and an author for several publications on taxation and mining issues. Mr. Sprague is currently a member of the Industry Advisory Committee for the UBC Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, a member of the Advisory Council of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI), and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia (AMEBC). Mr. Sprague is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (U.S.), Chartered Financial Planner and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Carleton University.

James Hatley

Mr. James Hatley is Senior Vice President - Project Development of the Company. He was most recently a consultant, upstream continuous excellence for Saudi Aramco. Prior to joining Saudi Aramco, Mr. Hatley spent 13 years at Cameco Corporation where he began as a corporate Senior Geotechnical Engineer at McArthur River, Cigar Lake and Rabbit Lake operations, proceeding to Chief Mine Engineer of McArthur River Operations, Superintendent Resource Development at McArthur River, Director, McArthur River Expansion program as well as working on various Life of Asset plans, strategic relationships with customers and regulatory engagement efforts. Mr. Hatley joins NexGen as Senior Vice President, Project Development with over 25 years in the metals and mining sector starting with Placer Dome Inc., then to Respec Inc. before moving to Cameco in 2003. Mr. Hatley is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Athabasca University. Mr. Hatley was a Board Member of the Saskatchewan Mining Association for three terms and received a CIM Fellowship for “over 20 Years of Technical Leadership”.

Troy Boisjoli

Travis McPherson

Brad Wall

Mr. Brad Wall is Director of the Company. Mr. Wall was the 14th Premier of Saskatchewan, Mr. Wall brings to NexGen’s Board political experience spanning over a 18-year period. During his 10-year tenure as Premier of Saskatchewan, Mr. Wall led the province to unprecedented economic expansion, strong population and export growth, record infrastructure investment and the first ever and continuing AAA credit for the Province’s finances. Mr. Wall worked successfully with the previous federal government to achieve nuclear cooperation agreements between Canada and both India and China opening up those civilian nuclear energy markets to Canadian uranium. He is an advocate for sustainable, inclusive economic development and provides strategic insight to the energy sector.As the Mr. Wall was appointed to the Board on March 21, 2019.

Warren Gilman

Mr. Warren Gilman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gilman was appointed as a Director of NexGen on July 21, 2017. He was appointed Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings Limited in 2011. Prior to that he was Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets. He was previously Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Region for CIBC for 10 years where he was responsible for all of CIBC's activities across Asia. Mr. Gilman is a mining engineer who co-founded CIBC's Global Mining Group in 1988. During his 26 years with CIBC he ran the mining team in Canada, Australia and Asia and worked in the Toronto, Sydney, Perth, Shanghai and Hong Kong offices of CIBC. He has acted as advisor to the largest mining companies in the world including BHP, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Noranda, Falconbridge, Meridian Gold, China Minmetals, Jinchuan and Zijin and has been responsible for some of the largest equity capital markets financings in Canadian mining history. In March 2019, Mr Warren was appointed to the Board of AIM listed Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd. Mr. Gilman obtained his B.Sc. in Mining Engineering at Queen's University and his MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He is Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Western University and a member of the Dean's Advisory Board of Laurentian University. Mr. Gilman is a resident of Hong Kong, China.

Karri Howlett

Ms. Karri Howlett is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Howlett has over 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, financial due diligence and risk analysis. Ms. Howlett currently sits on the Boards of SaskPower (as Chair of the Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility Committee) and Saskatchewan Trade Export Partnership. Ms. Howlett has conducted financial due diligence and risk analysis for several business endeavors, including business advisement and financial modelling for several mining and energy projects, as well as mergers of financial institutions. Ms. Howlett was recently President of RESPEC Consulting Inc., which is a geoscience and engineering consulting company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Ms. Howlett holds a bachelor of commerce (with honors) in Finance from the University of Saskatchewan and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and the Chartered Director designation. An active community member, Ms. Howlett has previously served on the boards of Varisyt View Community Association, Skate Saskatoon, and CFA Society of Saskatchewan. In addition, Ms. Howlett has been involved with the University of Saskatchewan’s Edwards School of Business as a lecturer in the Department of Finance, a participant in the Leadership Development Program, and a protégé in the Betty Ann Heggie Womentorship Program. Ms. Howlett is a resident of Saskatchewan, Canada. Ms. Howlett was appointed to the Board on August 21, 2018.

Richard Patricio

Mr. Richard J. Patricio, J.D., is Independent Director of NexGen Energy Ltd. Mr. Patricio is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mega Uranium Ltd., having previously been its Executive Vice President from 2005 to 2015. Until April 2016, Mr. Patricio was also the Chief Executive Officer of Pinetree Capital Ltd. (“Pinetree”). Mr. Patricio joined Pinetree in November 2005 as Vice President, Corporate and Legal Affairs. Mr. Patricio was previously general counsel for Teknion Corp., a senior TSX-listed manufacturing company. Prior to that, Mr. Patricio practiced law at Osler LLP in Toronto where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate transactions. Mr. Patricio has built a number of mining companies with global operations and holds senior officer and director positions in several companies listed on stock exchanges in Toronto, Australia, London and New York. Mr. Patricio received his law degree from Osgoode Hall and was called to the Ontario bar in 2000. Mr. Patricio is a resident of Ontario, Canada. Mr. Patricio was appointed to the Board on April 19, 2013.

Trevor Thiele

Mr. Trevor John Thiele is Independent Director of NexGen Energy Ltd. Mr. Thiele has over 30 years’ experience in senior finance roles in medium to large Australian listed companies. Mr. Thiele has also been Chief Financial Officer for companies involved in the agribusiness sector (Elders and ABB Grain Ltd., Rural Services Division) and the biotechnology sector (Bionomics Limited). In these roles he combined his technical, accounting and financial skills with commercial expertise thereby substantially contributing to the growth of each of these businesses. During this time, Mr. Thiele was actively involved in initial public offerings, capital raisings, corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions, refinancing and joint ventures. Mr. Thiele is currently a non-executive director of a number of non-listed Australian entities, and acts as Chairman of one of these entities. Mr. Thiele holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from the University of South Australia and is a member of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Thiele is a resident of South Australia, Australia. Mr. Thiele was appointed to the Board on April 19, 2013.

Sybil Veenman

Ms. Sybil Elsa Veenman is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Veenman has over 20 years of mining industry experience, including as a senior executive and, more recently, as a public company director. Ms. Veenman currently serves as a Director at Nasdaq-listed Royal Gold Inc., NYSE and TSX-listed IAMGOLD Corporation and TSXV-listed Noront Resources Ltd. Ms. Veenman is also on the Board of Directors of the Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre in Toronto, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing child and youth services and support. Previously, Ms. Veenman was a Senior Vice-President and General Counsel and a member of the executive leadership team at Barrick Gold Corporation. In that capacity, Ms. Veenman was responsible for overall management of legal affairs, extensively engaged in that company’s significant M&A and financing transactions and involved in a wide range of operational, regulatory, political and social responsibility aspects of the mining business. Ms. Veenman holds a Law degree from the University of Toronto and has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program and obtained the ICD.D designation from the Institute. Ms. Veenman is a resident of Ontario, Canada. Ms. Veenman was appointed to the Board on August 21, 2018.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Christopher McFadden

667,140

Leigh Curyer

4,056,570

Bruce Sprague

834,953

James Hatley

619,227

Troy Boisjoli

549,333

Travis McPherson

1,266,830

Brad Wall

--

Warren Gilman

220,058

Karri Howlett

383,539

Richard Patricio

652,140

Trevor Thiele

734,640

Sybil Veenman

383,539
As Of  31 Dec 2018