President, International Council for Mining and Metals, UK

Anthony Hodge has served as President of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) since October 2008, and has written about, spoken and taught on applied sustainability.

Mr Hodge has more than 35 years of experience as a consulting engineer with projects related to mining, aboriginal relations, nuclear waste management, water resources, energy policy and distribution of benefits from resource developments. From 1989 to 1992, he was President of Friends of the Earth, Canada, and from 1992 to 1996 was a Member of the National Round Table on Environment and Economy. Mr Hodge led the North American component of a global multi-interest review of practices in mining and mineral industry at the International Institute of Sustainable Development from 2001 to 2002, and was appointed Kinross Professor of Mining and Sustainability at Queen’s University, Kingston, in 2007.

Mr Hodge studied at the University of British Columbia, receiving a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree and a Master of Arts and Sciences degree. In 1995, he received a PhD from McGill University.

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