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Anthony Steel

Senior Vice President
Los Angeles

Anthony brings over 10 years of experience to Prosek. He counsels international and domestic organizations on corporate and financial communications, reputation and crisis management and corporate brand positioning.

Anthony is a seasoned storyteller and media strategist who excels in executive visibility, coaching C-suites and Board-level directors in proactive and reactive media engagement and presentation training. He is an ESG specialist who has authored industry advisory notes and moderated panels with leading experts such as Gillian Tett, the Financial Times’ US editor-at-large.

Anthony's areas of expertise also include M&A, IPO and investor relations - he has advised on over $150B of transactional work.

Anthony’s clients have included Amazon, Assurant, Barclays, Diageo, GE, IHG, Qualcomm Ventures, Teladoc Health, Twitter and Whole Foods.

Prior to joining Prosek, Anthony served as Vice President of Weber Shandwick’s Capital Markets practice, helping to grow the firm’s financial communications team and establish their ESG offering. Before that, he worked at Joele Frank where his experience included the $30B merger between GE and Baker Hughes, the proxy fight between Whole Foods and activist Jana Partners, and Rockwell Automation’s defense against Emerson Electric’s $28B takeover approach.

Anthony began his career at Brunswick Group in London where he specialized in media relations, profile-raising and long-term corporate positioning.

Anthony is an inaugural member of Fortune Connect - a membership community for business leaders, by business leaders, looking to successfully lead in a stakeholder and purpose-driven world.

Q & A

What are you most proud of in your career?
Building and maintaining long-lasting relationships with some of the world’s most innovative and reputable companies and reporters.

Name one thing most people don’t know about you.
I’m a qualified tennis coach (if you fancy a hit, let me know!)

How would your mother describe you?
Definitely her favorite son (I have three sisters...) 

What are your greatest strengths as a communications practitioner?
Quick-thinking, empathy and my rolodex of media contacts. I'm a storyteller and media strategist at heart, passionate about helping my clients tell their stories to the right audiences at the right time.

What is your favorite food?
Pasta and anything

Describe your perfect client.
One who treats me/us as an extension of their own communications team (i.e. no silos!), and who understands the value of pivoting on a dime.

What three hobbies or activities do you enjoy most?
Tennis, golf and ocean swims, plus spending time with my family and friends

What’s your favorite part of the workday?
When I’m presented with a seemingly unsolvable issue

Who would play you in the movie version of your life?
Paul Bettany (mainly because he wins Wimbledon in the eponymous movie - we can all dream...)

What is your favorite quote?
"Exhale the past, inhale the future." – Anonymous