The Assay TV Caught up with Ross Beaty, Chairman at Pan American Silver and Equinox Gold Corp. to discuss why he got in to mining, the lessons he’s learned along the way and his advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Ross Beaty is a geologist and resource entrepreneur with over 45 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 companies. In addition to Pan American Silver, he is the Chairman of Equinox Gold Corp., a mid-tier gold producer.
He 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.
Ross 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).