Anthony Pratt is Global Chairman of Pratt/Visy Industries, one of the world’s largest privately-owned packaging, paper and recycling companies.
Pratt Industries employs 4000 people in the USA and a further 5500 in Australasia. Group sales exceed $US3 billion. Pratt has been named Australia’s leading company for environmental performance four times since 2000.
Anthony graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) in 1983. After graduation he joined the consulting firm of McKinsey & Co, before joining Visy.
In 1991 he moved to the United States to spearhead the family’s business expansion into America, where he built Pratt Industries USA into a billion-dollar company which now employs more US citizens than any other Australian company.
In 2007 he made a commitment at President Clinton’s Global Initiative in New York City to invest $1 billion in clean energy and recycling infrastructure over the next 10 years.