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Anthony Barnes

Operations Director

About Anthony

​As a seasoned recruitment professional, I have spent over 19 years embedded in the industry, 15 of which as a director building my own recruitment business. I believe in recruitment professionals operating at their highest level and I am dedicated to improving the recruitment process in order to achieve the best results for not only our team, but our clients too. During my many years of practice, I have developed strong relationships with clients of every size and now have the ability to discuss and mould solutions for a multitude of requests.

My current role for The ONE Group is Operations Director. The ONE Group is the region’s largest independent recruitment consultancy with offices in Cambridge, Peterborough and Northampton. I manage over 70 specialist consultants recruiting across the East of England and the Midlands. The specialisms we cover are Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

In my free time, I enjoying spending time with my family and playing golf alongside our growing player network. 


  • Louise Perry

    Louise Perry

    Vice Principal - Finance and Resources , New College Stamford
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    ​"The ONE Group were friendly and professional in equal measure. They understood the brief, and provided the right selection of candidates at the right time, with every placement being a success. T...

  • Angie Weber

    Angie Weber

    Managing Partner , Ashcroft Anthony
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    "We knew we wanted to update our personnel packages and interview process but didn’t know where to start. The ONE Group have been our preferred recruitment agency for a number of years now, and the...