Gavin C. Dirom M.Sc., B.Sc., P.Ag.
President & CEO
Gavin C. Dirom M.Sc., B.Sc., P.Ag.President & CEO
Geoscience BC President and CEO Gavin Dirom has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian mineral exploration and mining industry, with a focus on government and stakeholder relations, industry advocacy, public policy development, project permitting, safety and environmental management.
Before joining Geoscience BC in 2017, Gavin was President and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) for almost a decade, representing over 400 corporate and 4,000 individual members with interests in mineral exploration and development. Gavin led AME through some challenging times and was honoured with the Gold Pick award from the Kamloops Exploration Group in April 2017.
Prior to AME, Gavin was Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety at the Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC), where his work included support for the Northwest Transmission Line, and Senior Policy Advisor with Natural Resources Canada where he reviewed environmental assessments of projects vital to the North, such as the Red Chris and Kemess mines.
Gavin holds a M.Sc. degree in Environmental Management from Royal Roads University, a double-major B.Sc. in Physical Geography and Environmental Science from the University of Victoria and he is also a registered Professional Agrologist.