Anthony Goodman

Job Title Board & CEO Advisory Group
Country USA
Current Employer Russell Reynolds Associates

Anthony Goodman is a senior member of the firm's Board & CEO Advisory Partners. Based in Boston, he has significant experience working with board directors and their stakeholders across sectors in the United States and Europe. Anthony advises boards of major public, private and family-owned businesses on a wide variety of confidential matters. 

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Anthony spent more than 12 years at Tapestry Networks, an organization convening board directors, investors and regulators for peer learning and mutual understanding. As a Partner, Anthony created and led many board director networks, including those for Fortune 500 lead directors and audit committee chairs. He was also founder and co-chair of the Shareholder-Director Exchange (SDX), which developed the first protocol for board-shareholder engagement in the US. Before that, Anthony was the CEO of Smythe Dorward Lambert, Inc., a consultancy specializing in leadership development, change management and employee communication. He began his career in public relations in the UK. 

Education & Affiliations

Anthony received his MA in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University, where he was also elected president of the Oxford Union. 

He is Co-Chair of The Conference Board ESG Center’s Human Capital Oversight & Disclosure Working Group. Anthony is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors in the US and the International Corporate Governance Network. He is Governance Committee chair for Boston Scores, providing after-school programs in public schools.