Anthony is a biologist who has been involved in urban forestry for 20 years. He has been working for the City of Montréal since 2005 for which he has held several positions: tree inspector, research adviser, and now planning adviser in the Urban Forest division of the City’s park department. In the past, Anthony has been a phytoprotection consultant in the Montréal area. One of his firms, Arthropodia, has won three prestigious prizes in the 2002 edition of the entrepreneurship Quebec contest. He is also co-author of a book on pesticide alternatives to fight against common garden pests, published in 2005. He now works on a programme that aims to increase the City of Montréal’s canopy index to 25% by 2025. Since 2011, he has been involved in the city’s strategy to reduce the impacts of the emerald ash borer on its urban forest.