Professor Tony Meehan enjoyed a successful media, marketing and communications career in Scotland before retiring to Sherborne in 2013. He was chairman of his own public relations consultancy, TMA Communications Limited.

During his career, he has held a wide range of charity and board posts including:

Visiting Professor to the Department of Consumer Studies at Glasgow Caledonian University; lectured on Corporate Social Responsibility, Media Relations and Crisis Management at St Petersburg, Sofia, Kiev and Boğaziç – Bosphorus universities; Board member of the National Piping Centre; – Glasgow;  Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Fellow of the International Public Relations Association; Life Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts; a Member of BAFTA; Governor of St Leonard’s School, business advisor to Youth Enterprise at Sherborne Girls school.

Currently he is a Trustee of the Friends of Yeatman Hospital; Chairman of Scared Heart and St Aldhelm’s parish finance committee.

Married with 2 adult children, and 2 grandchildren, interests include music and cooking.