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Tony Bates, Managing Director - Regions, IDEX

Tony Bates

Managing Director - Regions
Birmingham
Telephone: 0333 700 4339
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Tony is a co-founder of IDEX, establishing the Financial Services division in 2008 and now boasting 20 years’ experience within the sector.

He is responsible for managing key client relationships in the Financial Services marketplace, where he is passionate about ensuring that the service level and employer brand promotion received from his team is consistent. Tony actively works on senior appointments across the UK & EMEA, predominantly on a retained /subscription basis, where he prides himself on leveraging his 20 years of market experience. His goal is not only to find the right individuals, but to help businesses build their employer brand and implement an efficient / effective recruitment process, utilising the up-to-date technology and market intelligence..

Outside of work, Tony often presents at New Model Advisor conferences, and can be seen doing stand-up comedy. He also manages an over 35s football team, with a number of ex professionals in the Midlands league.

Tony lives the company vision of ‘taking pride in making you successful’ and aims to make everyone that works with him a success."
Business Development Manager
  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
  • Location: Belfast, County Antrim
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Description: Do you have a track record of generating new business with private clients. Do you have existing connections with professional connections in Scotland and Northern Ireland? Would you like to work with an...
Business Development Manager
  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Description: Do you have a track record of generating new business with private clients. Do you have existing connections with professional connections in Scotland and Northern Ireland? Would you like to work with an...
Business Development Manager
  • Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Description: Do you have strong links with professional businesses in and around Bristol? Would you like to work with an outstanding national organisation and help use these connections to generate clients for Financial Advisors...
Project Manager
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Description: Project Manager required for a 6 month contract to work with our client who are a Top 50 IFA practice with 11 offices nationwide. You will report directly into board and help with the integration of new businesses...
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