Anthony Hodge joined the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) as president in October 2008. He is responsible for providing leadership for ICMM and maintaining the integrity, efficiency and effectiveness of ICMM activities. Anthony reports to the ICMM Council made up of member company CEOs.
In his career spanning over 30 years, Anthony has worked as a consulting engineer for the private sector, governments and civil society organizations. He has worked on a variety of assignments related to mining, aboriginal relations, nuclear waste management, water resources, energy policy and the distribution of benefits from resource developments. He focuses on practical application of sustainability ideas, on which he has written and presented extensively.
During 2001 and 2002, Anthony led the North American component of a global multi-stakeholder research initiative known as the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) project, which examined the role of mining in ensuring a sustainable future. The initiative recognized the industry’s potential contributions to the society, identified core challenges and established an agenda for implementing change which would become the foundation of ICMM’s mandate.