Antony assists small and medium businesses and organisations by developing their understanding of telecommunications in order for them to navigate the complex marketplace. He focuses on the role telecommunications play in business, their importance and how best to leverage the latest technologies for positive and measurable business impact and success.
Antony’s in-depth knowledge and experience has been cultivated over twenty-five years working at local, national and international level in the UK, USA and Australia. Having started as a management trainee for a regional electricity board, he served in the Royal Marine Commandos and completed an HND in Marketing and a Business Studies Degree.
It was while working at Thorn EMI and Thorn Americas as a Regional Director, that Antony developed his interest in mobile communications. He moved on to the Orange mobile Network and opened more than 100 Orange Retail stores in the UK before being headhunted by an American telco to help businesses in New York with their international mobile needs.
Antony enjoyed five successful years as Country Manager for Sony Ericsson, where he oversaw business engagement operations across Australia and New Zealand and delivered increased sales performance in extremely challenging conditions.
A Director Consultant for Business Network International (BNI), Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and member of the Institute of Consultants, Antony has delivered numerous presentations, as well as training courses on telecommunications and associated topics for Software Alliance Wales.
Having undertaken the LEAD Wales course in 2012, Antony now serves on the LEAD Wales Leadership Network Steering Group; and his company recently featured in a national video campaign undertaken by Vodafone UK on the merits of Unified Communications.