Anthony J. Leon Esq. DL FCA

Anthony LeonAnthony was born in 1938 and educated at Mill Hill School before being articled and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1960. After eight years in industry, Anthony joined the Manchester practice of Singleton, Fabian, Derbyshire & Co (which merged with Binder Hamlyn) and became a partner in 1973.

Anthony has had a wide-ranging professional career, included a broad range of audit clients and advisory work. As Managing Partner (and latterly Senior Partner) of the Manchester office of Binder Hamlyn for 15 years, he was additionally responsible for much of the practice administration and development; he retired from the Practice in August 1996.

Anthony was Chairman of the Mancunian Community Health Trust from 1995 - 2001. He has held non-executive directorships of Central Manchester and Manchester Childrens' University NHS Trust, Mercury Recycling Group and EXC plc. He was a Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre and was Treasurer of UMIST between 1996 and 2003.

Appointed DL County of Greater Manchester - 2001. He was President of the Sephardi Congregation of South Manchester and is married with two sons and two daughters.