Anthony Ou

Associate Director, Healthcare , BCW

Anthony Ou is currently an Associate Director of the healthcare communications practice at global PR consultancy BCW. Originally from Canada, Anthony started his career in consumer PR, working on the agency side with some of Canada's top FMCG brands. His passion for purpose-led communications led him to healthcare PR, bringing him in-house as Brand Communications Specialist at the Canadian Cancer Society (Canada's largest cancer charity).   Since moving to the UK and starting at BCW in 2018, today, Anthony provides strategic counsel and leads the executions of several communications, policy shaping and public affairs projects for his clients in the pharmaceutical industry. Anthony holds an Hon. BA from the University of Toronto and a postgraduate certificate in corporate communications and public relations from Centennial College.  He is a champion for diversity and inclusion, and as a hobby, performs as a drag queen.

What tip would you give this years entrants?

"Be clear and concise. Focus on the wider impact, legacy and the 'why' -- rather than just focusing on how many impressions you generated."