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Directors and Management

Mr Chris Salisbury


BEng (with distinction), FAICD

Chris is a highly experienced mining executive, with over 30 years of global experience across senior strategic and operational roles for the Rio Tinto Group, including a number of years as member of the Executive Committee.

During his long career, he has worked across a diverse range of commodities including bauxite, alumina, aluminium, coal, uranium, salt, copper, and iron ore. He has held a number of senior roles including Chief Executive – Iron Ore and acting Chief Executive – Copper and Coal. He has decades of experience in working with international stakeholders across the globe.

Chris is recognised as a transformational business leader delivering significant improvements across safety, productivity, technology and culture. Rio Tinto Iron Ore is globally recognised as a leader in automation, robotics and big data analytics. He has first-hand knowledge of the business environment across Australia and other regions, and extensive experience in brownfield and greenfield capital development.

Chris has significant board experience in the resources industry including technology and startup companies. He serves on the board of several ASX listed and unlisted entities and is currently Non-Executive Chair of Deep Yellow Limited (uranium).

A qualified metallurgical engineer, he is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Salisbury joined the Deep Yellow Board in May 2021.

Mr Salisbury is an independent director and Chairs the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and serves on the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr John Borshoff

Managing Director/CEO


Mr Borshoff is an experienced mining executive and geologist with more than 40 years of uranium industry experience. He spent 17 years at the start of his career as a senior geologist and manager of the Australian activities of German uranium miner Uranerz.

In 1993, following the withdrawal of Uranerz from Australia, Mr Borshoff founded Paladin Energy Ltd. He built the company from a junior explorer into a multi-mine uranium producer with a global asset base and valuation of more than US$5 billion at its peak.

At Paladin, Mr Borshoff led the team that completed the drill out, feasibility studies, financing, construction, commissioning and safe operation of the first two conventional uranium mines built in the world for 20 years. He also oversaw numerous successful, large public market transactions including acquisitions and major capital raisings before leaving Paladin in 2015.

Mr Borshoff is recognised as a global uranium industry expert and has a vast international network across the uranium and nuclear industries, as well as the mining investment market. He has a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Western Australia and is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

He is a member of the Uranium Forum within the Minerals Council of Australia (of which he is a former Board member) and sits on the Council of the Namibian Chamber of Mines.

Mr Borshoff was appointed Managing Director in October 2016.

Ms Gillian Swaby

Executive Director


Ms Swaby is an experienced mining executive with a broad skillset across a range of corporate, finance and governance areas.

She has spent over 35 years working with natural resources companies in numerous roles including Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary, Director and corporate advisor. Ms Swaby worked at Paladin for the period 1993 – 2015 in the capacity as Executive Director for 10 years and as GM – Corporate Affairs. She had a key role in managing the company’s growth through mine development, operation, acquisition and exploration. This role included responsibility for the Company’s complex corporate, legal, human relations and corporate social responsibility programs as an operating uranium miner in multiple African countries.

Ms Swaby holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and the Governance Institute of Australia.

Ms Swaby joined the Deep Yellow Board in October 2005 as Non-Executive Director. Her role changed to that of Executive Director, on a consulting basis, effective 1 November 2016 and is a member of the Sustainability Committee.

She is a member of the WA Council of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Greg Meyerowitz

Non-Executive Director


Mr Meyerowitz is a chartered accountant with 36 years of experience in the professional services industry and commerce. As a senior audit partner at the international accounting firm of EY, and head of the Perth Audit Division for 10 years, Mr Meyerowitz has acted as the lead audit signing partner for five ASX 100 companies, including two ASX 20 companies. He has worked across a diverse range of sectors and has extensive experience working with mining and energy companies with global operations in countries such as Australia, Brazil, Finland, Indonesia, Italy, Malawi, Mauritania, Namibia, Sweden and the USA. This includes time spent in the uranium sector.

Mr Meyerowitz is currently the Group Risk and Compliance Director of APM Human Services International Limited, an ASX listed human services provider operating in 11 countries.

Mr Meyerowitz holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa; is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand; fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia; and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Mr Meyerowitz joined the Board of Deep Yellow in December 2021.

Mr Meyerowitz is an independent director and chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and serves on the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Ms Victoria Jackson

Non-Executive Director

BSc Geology, GAICD, Dip. Cartography

Ms Jackson is an experienced resource sector executive with capabilities in executive management, leadership, and strategy. She has some 35 years’ diverse experience, including leading strategic negotiations for major resource and state infrastructure projects.

As Executive Director, Energy (NT 2014 – 2019), Ms Jackson led onshore petroleum regulation, including the NT’s regulatory reform. She also played a key role in energy policy development and the Territory’s renewable energy framework. During her WA Department of State Development (2000 – 2012) leadership roles, Ms Jackson developed significant experience in strategic and operational policy development and implementation across the ESG spectrum including safety, heritage and communities. Before joining the public sector, Ms Jackson worked in exploration geology and cartography/engineering surveying roles in the WA exploration industry.

Ms Jackson is a member of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority board and Chair of the Charles Darwin University Energy and Resources Institute Advisory Board.

Ms Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology), a Diploma in Cartography and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms Jackson joined the Deep Yellow Board in October 2022.

Ms Jackson is an independent director, chairs the Sustainability Committee and serves on the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Timothy Lindley

Non-Executive Director


Mr Lindley is an experienced investment banker who brings a proven track record and background in project finance, debt, equity capital markets and M&A. During his 25-year career, Mr Lindley has held several senior and executive roles in both Australia and internationally, including Country Head (Australia) of Barclays Bank and a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley (Australia).

Mr Lindley has led and completed more than 100 financing transactions for resource companies operating across jurisdictions including Africa, Asia and Australia. He led several transactions for the Langer Heinrich mine and Paladin Energy Ltd.

Mr Lindley was previously a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk committee for Onsite Rentals Group Pty Ltd and Little Wings.

Mr Lindley has a Master of Commerce, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales; is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Lindley joined the Board of Deep Yellow in May 2023.

Mr Lindley is an independent director and serves on the Audit and Risk Committee and the Sustainability Committee.

Mr Mark Pitts

Company Secretary / CFO


Mr Pitts is a Chartered Accountant with more than 35 years’ experience in business administration, statutory reporting and corporate compliance.

He is a partner in the advisory firm Endeavour Corporate where he provides company secretarial, accounting, finance and compliance services to publicly listed companies across a range of industries but with a focus on the resources sector, including Deep Yellow. Mr Pitts has previously worked at a senior management level in a variety of commercial and consulting roles and started his career at accounting firm KPMG.

He is a registered Company Auditor and holds a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Mr Pitts was appointed Company Secretary in October 2005.

Mrs Ursula Loubser

Group Financial Controller

BCompt (Hons), GradDipCA

Mrs Loubser has more than 20 years financial management experience within the mining and private security industries. She has a commerce degree from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), is a provisional member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Prior to joining Deep Yellow Limited in June 2008, she worked as financial manager with Finstone SA (Pty) Ltd, an international dimensional stone company. Prior to this, she held various financial manager and director positions with private security companies in South Africa.

Mr Andrew Mirco

Head of Business Development

BBus, GradDip-AppInv&Fin, GradDip-MinExplGeoSc

Mr Mirco is an experienced corporate finance and business development executive, with a successful and proven background in capital markets, M&A and risk management.

He has more than 25 years’ experience in the resource sector, with over ten years at Paladin Energy Limited and prior to this held a number of senior roles at Woodside Energy Ltd. During his time at Paladin, he played an integral part in the Company’s inorganic growth, leading to execution of M&A opportunities and asset sales. In addition, he led the project financing for Paladin’s mine developments, as well as capital market raisings.

Mr Mirco holds a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University, Graduate Diploma in Applied Investment and Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and a Graduate Diploma in Mineral Exploration Geoscience (Distinction) from Curtin University.

Mr Mirco was appointed as Head of Business Development in May 2021.

Mr Dustin Garrow

Head of Marketing

BAEc, MBA (Mgt)

Mr Garrow brings more than 40 years professional experience in global commercial nuclear fuel markets including marketing and sales contracting for natural uranium concentrates (U3O8), uranium conversion services (UF6) and enrichment services (SWU). He has direct transactional/market research experience with nuclear utilities, uranium production companies, and nuclear-related service firms located in North America, Western Europe, former Soviet Union and the Asia/Pacific regions including the People’s Republic of China and India.

He has held senior marketing and sales management positions with U.S., Australian and Canadian uranium production companies and developed comprehensive uranium marketing/sales strategies including utility-specific sales proposals, and negotiated spot and multi-year sales agreements with gross valuation exceeding US$3.0 billion involving nuclear utilities located in Western Europe, United States and Asia/Pacific.

Mr Eduard Becker

Head of Exploration


Mr Becker is an economic geologist with more than 40 years experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, including 30 years specialising in uranium.

Mr Becker spent the first decade of his career at Uranerz focussed on Australian projects and close to 20 years at Paladin Energy, until 2015. At Paladin, he conducted exploration for all types of uranium deposits and has managed programs applying all uranium exploration techniques.

Mr Becker’s experience spans the entire lifespan of uranium operations from greenfields discovery, resource drilling, reserve estimation, project development, mining operations and due diligence assessment. While heading the exploration department for Paladin he oversaw organic resource increases of over 200Mlb U3O8.

He holds a Degree in Geology and Palaeontology from the University of Cologne and is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Mr Becker was appointed as Head of Exploration in October 2016.

Mr Darryl Butcher

Head of Project Development


Mr Butcher brings over 40 years’ experience in the mining sector through corporate, operational, development and project management roles both in Australia and internationally. Mr Butcher is currently Project Manager of the Tumas Uranium Project.

Mr Butcher has been responsible for the development and operation of several operating mines in the gold, base metals, uranium, and iron ore industries.

Prior to his most recent role as Project Manager at Mali Lithium, Mr Butcher was Executive General Manager, Technical and Project Development for Paladin Energy Limited. Mr Butcher led a very successful innovation and optimisation strategy, resulting in significant improvements to the operating costs at both the Kayelekera Uranium Mine (Malawi) and Langer Heinrich Uranium Mine (Namibia). These gains were achieved predominantly through the innovative use of membrane technology in “world first” applications.

Mr Butcher holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Australia in Chemistry (1979), is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a founding director of BDB Process Pty. Ltd.

Mr Xavier Moreau

Australian Exploration Manager

BSc Applied Geology (Hons), MAIG, Member of Society of Economic Geologists

Mr Moreau was General Manager of Geology and Exploration at Vimy Resources since 2010. During that time he played a key role in large resource definition, baseline studies, metallurgical test work and permitting programs at the Mulga Rock Project. He was also instrumental in securing the Alligator River Project during Cameco’s divestment process and ensured the successful first years of operation on that project.

Mr Moreau has over twenty years’ experience in exploration and project development, having spent almost twenty years working on Australian projects, the majority of those being uranium projects. Mr Moreau served as the Chief Geologist of U3O8 Limited after being involved with Areva for over eight years in uranium exploration in the Northern Territory and South Australia and gold development projects in the WA Goldfields.

Mr Moreau was educated in France and Canada and holds an Honours degree in Geology.