Anthony brings to the ECC a background in public relations and journalism, and a commitment to the welfare of children. He has held the senior communications roles for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Auckland Healthcare, Avalon NFU Studios, the New Zealand Pavilion for Expo 92 in Spain, a professional theatre, and a New Zealand Cabinet Minister. He has been a lecturer in Public Relations at Deakin University in Melbourne.
Anthony has designed and written a university course and associated book on the application of strategic thinking to public relations writing, edited a book on the Fourth Labour Government, won a Qantas Media Award for journalism, and undertaken New Zealand publicity work for Audrey Hepburn, Clive James, Thomas Keneally, Friedensreich Hundertwasser and Alex Haley. His roles for the ECC include strategic thinking, communications management, media relations, media training and lobbying.