Dev Randhawa

Chairman & CEO, Fission Uranium Corp.

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Biography

Dev Randhawa is an experienced CEO with broad international experience in developing resource, mining exploration and energy companies.

With a strong track record of sustained success within the resources sector, Dev Randhawa has founded and built several mining juniors including Pacific Asia Energy Inc., Strathmore Minerals and Fission Energy Corp.  He is perhaps best known for building Fission into one of the highest profit uranium exploration companies in Canada.

In 2011 Fission Energy was named a TSX Venture 50(r) Company.  "The TSX Venture 50(r) are the top 10 companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, in each of the five major industry sectors - mining, oil & gas, technology & life sciences, diversified industries and clean technology - based on a ranking formula with equal weighting given to return on investment, market cap growth, trading volume and analyst coverage.  All data was as of December 31, 2010."

Prior to founding his first company in 1996, Dev Randhawa had a successful career as an investment banker and a financier - an experience which was proved invaluable in his dealings with the international investment community.

Dev has won multiple industry awards in the resource sector, including Northern Miner Magazine’s ‘Mining Person of the Year 2013’, EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 (finalist) and, as a part of the Fission team, the Mining Journal Excellence Award 2015 for Exploration.

Dev Randhawa received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with honours from Trinity Western College of Langley, British Columbia in 1983 and received his Master in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1985.

Dev and his wife Celia have been married for 23 years and have three children. Dev Randhawa regularly shares thoughts on the industry on his personal website Dev Randhawa, Twitter and LinkedIn