David Anthony

Director of Policy and Analytics, UNICEF, New York, United States

David Anthony is chief of sustainability and policy action, at UNICEF HQ , leading a team that examines the impact of climate and environment, urbanization, migration and demographics on children. In addition, he also leads the organization's work on policy advocacy. An economist by training, prior to joining UNICEF, Mr. Anthony worked for a decade for the Economist Group, leading a team of analysts on global political and economic risks and country analysis. He has also worked for the European Union as a political scientist early in his career, and has been a lecturer, journalist and editor. Mr. Anthony earned an M.Sc. from the University of London in the UK.