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NexGen Energy Ltd (NXE.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher McFadden

47 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Leigh Curyer

43 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bruce Sprague

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Grace Marosits

2017 Vice President - Finance Information Technology

Joanna Cameron

2015 Vice-President - legal, General Counsel and Company Secretary

Garrett Ainsworth

39 2014 Vice President - Exploration and Development

Shawn Harriman

2017 Senior Manager - Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs

Warren Gilman

2017 Director

Craig Parry

2014 Independent Director

Mark O'Dea

48 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Patricio

42 2013 Independent Director

Trevor Thiele

2013 Independent Director

Travis McPherson

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher McFadden

Mr. Christopher W. McFadden is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. McFadden is a lawyer with 21 years’ experience in exploration and mining and is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of NxGold Ltd. Mr. McFadden was previously the Manager, Business Development at Newcrest Mining Limited and the Head of Commercial, Strategy and Corporate Development for Tigers Realm Coal Limited, which is listed on the ASX. Additionally, he was General Manager, Business Development of Tigers Realm Minerals Pty Ltd. Prior to commencing with the Tigers Realm Group of companies in 2010 he was a Commercial General Manager with Rio Tinto’s exploration division with responsibility for gaining entry into new projects either by 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 negotiating project entry in challenging and varied environments. Mr. McFadden holds a combined law/commerce degree from Melbourne University and an MBA from Monash University.

Leigh Curyer

Mr. Leigh R. Curyer is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of NexGen Energy Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in the resources and corporate sector. Mr. Curyer was previously the Chief Financial Officer and head of corporate development of Southern Cross Resources (now Uranium One Inc.). In addition, from 2008 to 2011, Mr. Curyer was Head of Corporate Development for Accord Nuclear Resource Management assessing uranium projects worldwide for First Reserve Company, 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, incorporating operating mines, advanced development projects and exploration prospects. Mr. Curyer is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Bruce Sprague

Mr. Bruce Sprague is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. 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 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 tax and mining issues.

Grace Marosits

Ms. Grace Marosits is Vice President - Finance Information Technology of the Company. She obtained her Chartered Accountant designation from Deloitte, where she specialized in audit and taxation, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia. Ms. Marosits previously worked in senior corporate accounting positions at Westcoast Energy (now Spectra Energy) and Ballard Power.

Joanna Cameron

Ms. Joanna Cameron is Vice-President - legal, General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining NexGen, Ms. Cameron was a partner at Cassels, Brock and Blackwell LLP providing corporate, governance and securities and corporate advice to clients, particularly those in the mining sector. Ms. Cameron was also previously a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP and BHT LLP. Ms. Cameron obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Economics and History) from Queen’s University. Ms. Cameron was named in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Mining) for 2015, achieved the Martindale-Hubbell, BV Distinguished rating, named in Best Lawyers in Canada (2013 to 2016) and was a finalist in the Lexpert “Top 40 Under 40” (2009).

Garrett Ainsworth

Mr. Garrett Paul Ainsworth is Vice President - Exploration and Development of the Company. He has a Diploma of Technology in Mining and Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Engineering with honours from BCIT, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Geology with honours from Birkbeck, University of London. Mr. Ainsworth was instrumental in the successful progress of the Patterson Lake South (PLS) project, where he was the Project Manager for the Alpha-Fission Joint Venture from 2007 to 2013. During his tenure as Project Manager of PLS he oversaw the staking of new claims, the discovery of the boulder field, the initial high-grade uranium drill hole discovery (R00E zone), and the discovery of the high grade, near surface, uranium zones R390E and R780E during the winter 2013 drill program. Mr. Ainsworth was the Vice President Exploration of Alpha Minerals from 2012 to 2013 and the Vice President Exploration of Alpha Exploration from 2013 to 2014. In 2013, Mr. Ainsworth was the AMEBC recipient of the Colin Spence Award (For Excellence in Global Mineral Exploration) in recognition of his efforts which led to the discovery of the high-grade uranium mineralized system at the Patterson Lake South project in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. Apart from being involved with numerous uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, he also obtained experience as a field geologist on gold projects in British Columbia, Nevada, and Mexico; and a diamond project in West Africa. Mr. Ainsworth worked as an environmental consultant on a variety of industrial and mining projects from 2002 to 2007.

Shawn Harriman

Mr. Shawn Harriman is Senior Manager - Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs of the Company. Mr. Harriman has over 10 years experience with Cameco Corp. located in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan where he has developed extensive experience in the areas of environmental management and regulatory affairs. Most recently, Mr. Harriman was Cameco Corp.'s Superintendent, Safety, Health, Radiation, Environment, Quality and Regulatory Affairs. His experience includes implementing and managing environmental monitoring and protection programs and ISO14001 certified environmental management systems at an operational level. As the regulatory point of contact, Mr. Harriman has worked extensively with Provincial and Federal regulatory authorities and has direct experience in the approvals and licensing processes, including management of effluent treatment operations and multiple tailings management facilities.

Warren Gilman

Mr. Warren Gilman is Director of the Company. He appointed Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings 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. Warren is a regular contributor to mining industry forums and discussions. In addition to bi-weekly commentary on commodity and mining issues for the CNBC Asia Network, he has annually co-chaired Diggers and Dealers in Kalgoorlie and the China Nickel Conference in Shanghai. He has presented annually to the Asia Mining Congress in Singapore and Mines and Money Hong Kong as well as various CIM events in Canada. Warren 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.

Craig Parry

Mr. Craig Parry is Director of the company, since May 22, 2014. Mr. Parry is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of IsoEnergy Ltd., a 70%-owned subsidiary of NexGen. Mr. Parry was a founding member of the Tigers Realm Group and was appointed to the Board of Tigers Realm Minerals Pty Ltd., Tigers Realm Metals and NexGen Energy Ltd. in 2011. Mr. Parry was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Tigers Realm Coal Limited in 2012 and acted in that capacity until 2015. Mr. Parry is a geologist and has been responsible for the business development activities of the Tigers Realm Group since inception in 2008. Prior to joining the Tigers Realm Group, Mr. Parry was the Business Development Manager for G-Resources Limited, responsible for mergers and acquisitions, and Principal Geologist - New Business at Oxiana Limited, responsible for strategy and business development initiatives in bulk and energy commodities. Mr. Parry also previously led exploration programs for iron ore, copper, diamonds, coal and bauxite at Rio Tinto in Australia, Asia and South America and was the principal geologist for the Kintyre Uranium project pre-feasibility study. Mr. Parry holds an Honours Degree in Geology and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Mark O'Dea

Dr. Mark G. O'Dea, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since 2001, Dr. O’Dea has played leadership roles in founding, financing and building numerous mining companies including: (i) Fronteer Gold Inc. which was sold in 2011 to Newmont Mining Corporation and which transaction included the spin-out of Pilot Gold Inc.; (ii) Aurora Energy Ltd. which was sold to Paladin Energy Ltd. in 2011; (iii) True North Nickel Corporation which was sold to Royal Nickel Corporation in 2014; and (iv) True Gold Mining Inc. which was sold to Endeavour Mining Corporation in 2016. Dr. O’Dea is the founder of Oxygen Capital Corp., and currently also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Pilot Gold Inc. and as a Director of Pure Gold Mining Inc.

Richard Patricio

Mr. Richard J. Patricio 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.

Trevor Thiele

Mr. Trevor 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 two 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.

Travis McPherson