We are Specialist Financial Planning Recruiters.

You could never describe us as boring.

We put the fun back into Financial Planning recruitment.  

Meet our relentlessly positive, specialist financial planning recruiters.

Lewis Byford

Co-founder

Lewis has worked in the Financial Services sector since 2011. Throughout those years Lewis has built up close working relationships with many successful financial companies and individual professionals, bringing his extensive knowledge and experience to the recruitment industry. Lewis is also a fully qualified Recruitment Consultant and specialises in the delivery of a personable approach, supporting clients and prospective clients for Antony George, ensuring the best available outcome is always identified and implemented.

Lewis is a performance car fanatic, a clay pigeon shooting enthusiast and a keen cyclist. Since 2017, Lewis raises money annually for a local hospice, he finds this particularly rewarding as his efforts supporting fundraising events and including cycling to various European City destinations to aid the charity, is a worthwhile endeavour.

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Naomi Carroll

Candidate Resourcer

Naomi joined the team at Antony George Recruitment in September 2021 as one of our Recruitment Resourcers.

Naomi arrives with an impressive career history as an Executive Assistant supporting multiple Board Directors and senior management teams within a plethora of industries and brings with her a wealth of knowledge of administrative processes, event management, staff initiatives and outstanding customer service.

To support her role at Antony George, Naomi has started studying for her Recruitment Resourcing Diploma which she is relishing as it feels good to be challenging her mind and learn new things.

Outside of work, Naomi is super busy with her 10 year old twins, socialising with family and friends, daily yoga practice, reading, upcycling and refurbishing old furniture and accessories as well as regular charity work. She is a huge Christmas fan, so much so she believes she was a Christmas Elf in a previous life.

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Lee Old

Co-Founder

Lee started his Financial Services career as a private introductory broker. Developing expertise and high level connections servicing accounts with several listed companies including; Stockbrokers, Family Offices and Asset and Wealth Management companies. In 2016 Lee qualified as a recruitment consultant and transferred his knowledge and skillset to the recruitment industry. Lee is responsible for the delivery of candidates for Antony George Recruitment, loves a process, always has a strategy and never fails to deliver.

Lee is married to Jennifer who he first met at school and has two young boys called Harry and Alfie. Along with being a West Ham fan, Lee has a passion for all types of fishing and cannot wait for the next time he boards that boat and catches something fresh for dinner!

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Kathryn Claxton

Candidate Resourcer

Kathryn joined Antony George in September 2021 and hasn’t looked back since!

Kathryn has spent the last 15 years of her working career in the financial sector within retail banking. Within her career with the bank she has gained an extensive knowledge and had years of experience within management, coaching and development, sales and customer service. She’s always put her customers at the heart of everything she does, building rapport and always delivering a high level of customer service.

Kathryn has always looked to further develop herself throughout her career and is now enjoying studying for her Recruitment Resourcing Diploma supported by Antony George.

Outside of work Kathryn is kept on her toes by her two young children, they love the outdoors. At the weekends they find themselves by the coast, in the woods or visiting a castles as much as possible. She loves her holidays and weekends away, she’s been fortunate to have travelled around Europe lots and as far as Australia and New Zealand, needless to say the further afield destinations were prior children.

Jade-Louise Ling

Candidate Resourcer & PA

Jade joined Antony George in the summer of 2017 after completing her Business Diploma at college. Since then she has continued with her studies and has achieved certificates in Business Administration and Recruitment Resourcing and has recently taken on the challenge of a Digital Marketing diploma. As you can probably tell, Jade has gained experience within various areas for the business and continues to push herself and the business forward. Jade will be the first person who meets and greets you whether that be face to face or over the phone and will do her utmost to ensure you speak with the right individual within the business.
Outside of work Jade can be found socialising, going out for dinner, going on holidays and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to bake for her loved ones occasionally, will take requests from Lewis and Lee to make and bring into the office!