Robert Quartermain

Dr. Robert QuartermainPanthera Board Member

Dr. Robert Quartermain is Chairman and CEO of Pretivm Resources Inc., a Vancouver based gold company developing its high-grade underground Brucejack Project in Northern British Columbia.  

Dr. Quartermain has spent 40 years in the resource industry from exploration through project development and mining, with a focus on precious metals. He was President and CEO of Silver Standard Resources from 1985 to 2010 and was President of the Silver Institute in Washington from 2007 to 2009.

Dr. Quartermain has worked in 18 countries during his career, centered in Central and South America as well as Africa, in many of the countries where Panthera is focusing its habitat preservation activities.

Dr. Quartermain established the Quartermain Earth Science Centre, the Quartermain Geology Scholarships and the Quartermain Sports Medicine Facility at the University of New Brunswick.  His other philanthropic interests are related to social justice issues. Dr. Quartermain is currently supporting both the Small Cat Action Fund at Panthera and the efforts of WildCRU at Oxford University.

Dr. Quartermain sits on other Corporate Boards as well as the Board of Geoscience BC and is a Governor of the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Dr. Quartermain holds a Bachelor of Science from University of New Brunswick, a Masters from Queens University and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of New Brunswick.