Ross Beaty founded Pan American Silver and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He is also a member of the Finance Committee.
Ross is a geologist and resource entrepreneur with over 43 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 a number of companies. In addition to Pan American Silver, he was founder and remains Executive Chairman of Alterra Power Corp., a mid-sized renewable energy company with solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal power operations in B.C., Texas, Indiana and Iceland.
Ross 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., is a Director of The Pacific Salmon Foundation, a Director of Panthera, and is Patron of the Beaty Biodiversity Center at the University of B.C.
Ross 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.
In 2017, Ross Beaty was inducted to the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame and appointed to The Order of Canada.
Ross Beaty, Founder of Pan American Silver joins the line up of speakers at this year’s Mines and Money Asia. Download the programme now.