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Ross J. Beaty, C.M.
Director and Chairman
Mr. Beaty founded Pan American Silver and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He is also a member of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Beaty is a geologist and resource entrepreneur with over 46 years of experience in the international minerals and renewable energy industries. He is an internationally recognized leader in both non-renewable and renewable resource development, having founded and divested several resource companies. He is also the Chairman of Equinox Gold Corp., a major gold producer. Mr. Beaty holds a M.Sc., in Mineral Exploration (with Distinction) from the Royal School of Mines, University of London, England, and an LL.B. (Law) and a B.Sc. (Honours Geology) from the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Beaty is also a well-known environmental philanthropist, primarily through The Sitka Foundation. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Nature Trust of B.C. and is Patron of the Beaty Biodiversity Center at the University of B.C. He is a Director of The Pacific Salmon Foundation, the B.C. Parks Foundation, and Panthera.
Mr. Beaty has received many awards and honours for his business and philanthropic achievements, including the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (2018), The Order of Canada (2017) and Doctor of Laws honoris causa, University of British Columbia (2018).