Tony Danker – Director General, CBI

Tony joined the CBI as Director-General in November 2020. Prior to this, Tony was the first CEO of ‘Be the Business’, a business-led movement created to transform UK’s productivity founded by a group of FTSE-100 Chairmen and the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. During his time there, Tony built up ‘Be the Business’ from scratch, reaching thousands of firms every month and forming partnerships dozens of leading UK companies.

He has also previously worked at the Guardian News & Media (GNM), McKinsey & Company, and as a Policy Advisor to the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury.