Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> November 29, 2022

Interview with the CEO and Director: NexGen Energy Ltd. (NYSE:NXE)

Curyer, Leigh R.
Leigh R. Curyer is the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of NexGen Energy Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in the resources and corporate sector, and was previously the Head of Corporate Development for Accord Nuclear Resource Management assessing uranium projects worldwide for First Reserve Corporation. Prior to Accord, he was Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development of Southern Cross Resources (now Uranium One). Mr. Curyer’s uranium project assessment experience has been focused on assets located in Canada, Australia, the U.S., Africa, Central Asia and Europe, incorporating operating mines, advanced development projects and exploration prospects. While CFO of Southern Cross Resources, Mr. Curyer managed the exploration, permitting and feasibility study of the Honeymoon Uranium Project in South Australia, ensuring full compliance with NI 43-101 reporting. Mr. Curyer has raised over $1 billion of equity in North America, the U.S., Europe and Australia. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia. Profile
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TWST: Let’s start with an introduction of sorts to NexGen Energy. Tell us a bit about the company’s origins and history, and an overview of its assets and operations