Inducted to the Silver Hall of Fame in 2017
Mr. Beaty founded Pan American Silver and currently (2017) serves as Chairman of the Board. He is also a member of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Beaty has more than 43 years of experience in the international minerals industry, and has founded a number of public resource companies. He also currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Alterra Power Corp., a global renewable energy company.
In 2017, Mr. Beaty was appointed to the Order of Canada in recognition of his business contributions to the mining sector and for his philanthropy aimed at preserving the environment. In the same year he was inducted into the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame.
Mr. Beaty is President of the Sitka Foundation, a patron of the Beaty Biodiversity Center at the University of B.C., a member of the of the Advisory Board of the Nature Trust of British Columbia, and a Director of the Pacific Salmon Foundation and the BC Parks Foundation.
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. He was born in Vancouver, Canada.