Anthony completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science at the University of Birmingham in 1998 before starting work as a Process Engineer for the Birmingham Mint. After three years he returned to Birmingham University to study for a PhD in Micro Electromechanical Systems where he was sponsored by BAE Systems to develop novel non-contact MEMs switches for airborne radar systems.
After completing his PhD, he worked briefly in semiconductor process development and then business development at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories before joining Bookham Technology, one of the world's largest optical communications device suppliers, taking responsibility for EMEA sales and business development.
In 2009 Anthony joined the AIM listed group Elektron Technology PLC to take responsibility for Queensgate Instruments and shortly afterwards Digitron. He went on the lead the Instrumentation division of the group, responsible for nine instrumentation companies with a combined turnover of £25m. Since that period Anthony has been responsible for the successful turnaround of several UK based manufacturing businesses across a wide range of industries.
Anthony joined Oxford Cryosystems in July 2019 as Managing Director.