Anthony is Chairman of Preqin Holding Ltd since 2011 and Deputy Chairman of R G Carter Holdings since 2018. He was Chairman of RELX plc (2009 – 2021), the Court of the Bank of England 2014-18, Norwich Research Partners LLP 2013-2016, Whitbread Plc 2005-2014, Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd 2006-2007 and Bunzl PLC 1996-2009.
A graduate in economics from Cambridge University with an MS in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, he joined Boston Consulting Group in 1970 and became a Director in 1977. Having worked in Boston, Tokyo, Munich and London he became Managing Partner of BCG Ltd in London and a member of the Executive Committee of BCG Inc from 1981-1986. He joined Tootal Group plc in 1986 becoming Chief Executive in 1991. He was Chief Executive of Bunzl plc 1991-1996 subsequently becoming Chairman.
Past non-executive directorships include Geest plc, NatWest Bank plc, Powergen plc, Marks and Spencer plc, SVG Capital plc and the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Foundation Trust. In 2006 he was the winner of the Daily Telegraph Award for a Decade of Business Excellence at the National Business Awards. He is also a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and holds an honorary Doctorate in Civil Law from the University of East Anglia.