Robert A. Dickinson
Director and Chairman
Bob Dickinson is an economic geologist who holds an Honours BSc degree in geology and an MSc degree in business administration and finance from the University of British Columbia. He has been active in mineral exploration for more than 40 years and is a founding director of a predecessor of HDI. Mr. Dickinson was Canada's Developer of the Year in 1990 and British Columbia's Mining Person of the Year in 2000. He and the HDI directors received the Pacific Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004 and he and the Northern Dynasty team won the Thayer Lindsley International Discovery Award for the Pebble East deposit in 2007. He has also been recognized with the 2008 A.O. Dufresne Award for his contributions to exploration and mining in British Columbia and the 2010 Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal for distinguished achievement in mining administration. In 2012, Mr. Dickinson and co-founder Robert Hunter were inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in recognition of their demonstrated outstanding lifetime achievements benefiting the Canadian minerals industry.