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Anthony Leather

Co Founder & Director

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Anthony has over 10 years of security industry experience which includes both strategic and operational roles.


Before founding Westlands Advisory, Anthony worked in political risk advisory prior to leading a team of security analysts at a consultancy firm where he delivered a range of complex projects to both industry and government. Over this time he travelled extensively, gaining insights into different countries and developing a global network of security professionals.

Anthony is adept at delivering highly valuable insights to support strategic decisions, blending his wide industry expertise with his operational experience. He is a thought leader on a range of subjects spanning technology, operations, services and industries, enabling him to articulate how the security industry will continue to evolve as politics, threats and technology change. Anthony is able to apply his knowledge and strategy skills to help organisations evaluate risk and opportunity.

He is a highly sought industry speaker, delivering presentations at numerous global conferences including Milipol, IFSEC, Critical Communications World and has appeared in the media across a range of security issues on BBC, Bloomberg and CNN.


Anthony holds an MA in International Peace and Security from Kings College London and outside of work he enjoys travelling, watching England play rugby and spending time back in Sussex.

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