An accountant by profession, Professor Anthony Walsh was a member of the academic staff of Dublin City University (DCU) from 1980 to 1999. From 1999 to 2011, Anthony was Chief Executive of the Institute of Banking and oversaw the establishment of the Institute as a recognised College of University College Dublin.
He served terms on the Higher Education Authority and the National Council for Educational Awards. Anthony is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds PhD and Masters degrees from the Bayes School of Business at City, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Banking and an Honorary Life Member of LIA.