Ross is the winner of the PDAC 2014 Bill Dennis award for exploration success and the Northern Miner ‘Mining Person of the Year 2013’; The Mining Journal awarded him and his team with their Excellence award in 2015 for exploration success.
Ross McElroy has been instrumental in several major uranium discoveries in Canada’s Athabasca Basin – the world’s largest source of high-grade uranium, including Fission Uranium’s Triple R deposit and Cameco’s McArthur River deposit (the world’s largest high-grade uranium deposit.
Mr. McElroy has also had a successful career in the search, discovery and development of other commodities including gold and diamonds. For BHP he managed the vast Hope Bay Gold Project, located in Nunavut, Canada on which the team discovered and advanced 3 major high-grade gold deposits and which TMAC Resources have recently brought into commercial production.
McElroy received a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with a Specialization in Geology from the University of Alberta in 1987 and is a registered professional geologist in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nunavut/Northwest Territories.