Anthony Thomson

Business Growth Advisor

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 Anthony Thomson

Dr Anthony Thomson is a passionate business development executive, with over 20 years’ experience in strategy, business development and marketing. He has held senior roles in technology, health, finance and within the University sector.

Anthony has led the formation, management and exit of several start-ups; including University spin-outs and corporate ventures. His academic pursuits extend from science into business and leadership.

Offering a rare blend of commercial awareness, academic background and real-world pragmatism, he has achieved exciting approaches to business strategy and market development. Anthony is recognised for his success in producing well-researched strategic directions in areas of commercial and business development, sales and marketing, brand development, technology and ecosystem development. His collaborative approach to leading, developing and implementing business strategies is reflected in the success of his work.

"Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential."

Winston Churchill

"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans."

Peter F. Drucker

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."

Abraham Lincoln

"Mould-breaking strategies grow initially like weeds, they are not cultivated like tomatoes in a hothouse.… (They) can take root in all kinds of places."

Henry Mintzberg

"Strategy is the great work of the organisation. In situations of life and death, it is the Tao of Survival or Extinction. Its study cannot be neglected."

Sun Tzu

"Everyone has a plan... until they get punched in the mouth."

Mike Tyson