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Tony Allen


Principal Consultant

Tony has worked in recruitment for over a decade, joining Henry Nicholas just a month after it was established. With a masters in Physics from the University of Bristol, Tony has a natural interest in UX and planning, which has served him well with clients and candidates in this field. Tony works with some of the best Marketing agencies and top brands in the UK and has successfully placed 300 candidates during his time with the company. A proud father to a lively toddler, Tony is partial to cheese, craft beers and house renovations in his life outside of work.

Fast facts 

  • Can do the splits (left foot forward only)
  • Has spent over 60 hours in various tattoo artists’ chairs and recently started doing his own
  • Owns three bikes - a full sus’ mountain bike, his trusty commuter, and a stealthy-looking carbon road bike
  • Known for dance moves such as “the lunge” and “the bug dance AKA the T Rex”
  • Can name most UK birds on sight 
  • Loves dinosaurs
  • Logs beers using the app “Untappd”. Has tried over 900 unique beers since April 2016.

​Guilty pleasures 

Pokemon Go. Tony (AKA Badgehog) is a level 40 Pokemon trainer with an almost-complete Pokedex including all available Legendaries.

What his colleagues say about him

“Pretty sure Tony’s aim is to become the most hipster, hipster of all hipsters – loves craft ale, beards, tattoos, mountain biking, dinosaurs, even has a hipster toddler called Sky!”

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