Before joining Nous, Anthony was a founding member the Lowy Institute’s staff, and helped build it into one of world’s leading international affairs think tanks. He went on to become the Institute’s research director and deputy director and is a respected commentator on Middle Eastern politics and global affairs in the Australian and international media.
Anthony was also an officer of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for 14 years. During that time, he served as a diplomat in Saudi Arabia and Israel; an analyst with Australia’s peak analytical intelligence organisation, the Office of National Assessments; and was speechwriter to Australia’s foreign and trade ministers.
Anthony enjoys cooking, eating, football and motorcycling.