Tony is an Investment Manager at Liverpool Vision, Liverpool City Council’s economic development agency. Currently focused on driving inward investments into the city region, he has had many years’ experience leading teams to provide business support, grants and start up advice to SMEs in Liverpool. More recently, he has provided advice and support to Liverpool City Council as it seeks to develop Mayoral priorities around building a more ethical business base. Prior to this he worked at Merseyside TEC, encouraging businesses to recruit and train staff from long term unemployed. He sits on LJMU’s Careers Employers’ Group, and undertakes voluntary work for the Reader Organisation, particularly around their Shared Reading NW programme.