Bill Moyes appointed as new Chair of the UK Gambling Commission

Bill Moyes is up for a five year term starting this September.

The UK Department of Culture, Media & Sport announced the appointment of Bill Moyes as new Chair of the Gambling Commission.

UK.- The UK Department of Culture, Media & Sport has announced the appointment of Bill Moyes as new Chair of the Gambling Commission for a term of five years commencing this September.

Karen Bradley the new UK Secretary for Culture, Media & Sport, confirmed the appointment of Bill Moyes, with the approval of UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Moyes will take over the leadership of the UKGC from Philip Graf CBE.

Bill Moyes has served as Director-General of the British Retail Consortium, the representative body for the retail sector. Between 2004 and 2010 he was the founding executive chairman of The Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts (Monitor), which authorises foundation trusts and regulates their finances and governance. In addition, Moyes has served as advisor to the Legal Services Board, the Priory Hospital Group and the Office of Fair Trading.

“I am delighted Bill Moyes is taking up the position as Chair of the Gambling Commission. He has a wealth of experience across the public, private and voluntary sectors, which will serve him well at the Gambling Commission.” said Bradley.