Ross Beaty

Ross Beaty is a geologist and resource entrepreneur with over 45 years of experience in the international minerals and renewable energy industries. A graduate of the University of BC in geology and law and Imperial College in geology, Ross is an internationally recognized leader in both non-renewable and renewable resource development. He has founded and divested a number of companies and remains founder and Chairman of Pan American Silver Corp., one of the world’s leading silver producers, and founder and Chairman of Alterra Power Corp., a mid-sized renewable energy company with solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal power operations in BC, Texas, Indiana and Iceland.

He is also a well-known environmental philanthropist, primarily through The Sitka Foundation. He is a Director of The Pacific Salmon Foundation, a Director of Panthera, and is Patron of the Beaty Biodiversity Center at the University of BC.

Ross served on the Board from 2007 to 2015 and on the Advisory Board since 2015.