Matthew Bates

Matthew Bates

Senior Account Manager, London



Matthew joined Infrared Europe in February 2016 having previously worked at Wasps Rugby Club for two years as Commercial Partnerships Manager.  Prior to that, Matthew worked at Fast Track Agency for five years, delivering the British Athletics Major Events programme as part of the Operations Team before moving across to manage HSBC’s sponsorship of the HSBC Sevens World Series, with particular focus on the UK, U.S and South Africa markets.



What advice would you give your 10-year-old self?

Keep playing the piano, it will come in useful one day.


If we went into your recently played song list on your phone, who would be the first 3 artists?

An eclectic mix of Simply Red, Coldplay and Bastille.


What is your personal life motto?

There’s always time for ‘one for the road’.