Anglo Asian Mining Plc
Emeritus professor John Monhemius held the Roy Wright Chair in mineral and environmental engineering at the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London until 2004, when he retired from full-time academic work. From 2000 to 2004, he was dean of the Royal School of Mines. He has more than 40 years of experience of academic and industrial research and development in hydrometallurgy and environmental control in mining and metallurgical processes, particularly in the management of toxic wastes and effluents, and he has acted as a consultant to many large mining and chemical companies. Professor Monhemius has published over 130 papers of scientific literature and he has supervised more than 30 PhD students. From 1986–96, he was a co-founder and director of Consort Research Ltd, a consultancy specialising in gold and base metal ore processing, and he is a former director of Obtala Resources plc.