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Dr. Robert Quartermain

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Co-Chair, Dakota Gold Corp

Dr. Robert Quartermain serves as the Co-Chair of Dakota Gold Corp. and was most recently Founder and Executive Chairman of Pretium Resources Inc., which developed the Brucejack Project from exploration to Canada’s 4th largest gold mine in less than 8 years.  Pretium was acquired by Newcrest Mining in October 2022 for C$3.5 billion.  Prior to Pretium, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Standard Resources Inc. (now SSR Mining Inc.) for 25 years from 1985-2010. Dr. Quartermain holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Brunswick, a Master of Science from Queens University, his Professional Geoscience certification from the Engineers and Geoscientists BC and Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of New Brunswick. In addition to his focus on Dakota Gold, Dr. Quartermain has a number of education, wildlife and social justice philanthropic interests that he supports.

Dr. Quartermain was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (“CMHF”) in August 2022 for his significant contributions to the mining and exploration industry in Canada and internationally over his career.

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