Sir Anthony Salz

Governor, Wellington Academy Trust


Anthony Salz is an Executive Vice Chairman of Rothschild. He joined Rothschild in 2006 after more than 30 years with the international law firm Freshfields, 10 as the Senior Partner.

He was Vice Chairman of the BBC from 2004 to 2006. He was Co-Chairman of the Education and Employers Taskforce from 2009 to 2010. He is the Lead non-executive Board member for the Department for Education. He is a Trustee of the Royal Opera House, The Scott Trust (owner of the Guardian and the Observer), the Tate Foundation, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Conran Foundation. He is Chair of the Eden Trust (owner of the Eden Project in Cornwall). He is a Governor of the Wellington Academy, a secondary school in Wiltshire.

Anthony recently chaired an Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour in England and Wales.

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