Tony Cantwell

Tony was appointed Chief Executive Officer in July 2021. 

Tony has a lifelong connection to Gippsland’s agriculture sector, growing up part of a family-run beef farm in South Gippsland.

Tony has worked across the private, government and not-for-profit sectors both locally and in Melbourne.

Beginning his career as a journalist at a local Gippsland newspaper, Tony then went on to study law and work as a commercial litigation lawyer with a full-service national commercial law firm based in Melbourne.

Tony has served on the Board of the Royal Flying Doctors Service as part of their Directors First Program and is currently on the Committee at the Stony Creek Racing Club and is a graduate of the Gippsland Community Leadership Program.

Passionate about Gippsland’s future, Tony committed to helping realise the opportunities open to the greatest region in Australia, Gippsland.