Gambling Commission appoints new director of policy

Angus has been at the Gambling Commission since 2013.
Angus has been at the Gambling Commission since 2013.

The British regulator has promoted its programme director Ian Angus to the role.

UK.- The Gambling Commission has promoted Ian Angus to the position of director of policy as the regulator gets ready for the upcoming review of the 2005 Gambling Act. 

Angus joined the Commission in 2013 and most recently spent three years as programme director in its consumer protection and empowerment division.

Before joining the Gambling Commission, Angus spent more than a decade working for public bodies and charitable organisations, including the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism and the Department for Communities and Local Government.

He has extensive experience of government having also worked for a member of parliament. He also served as a local councillor in Wolverhampton for eight years until May 2019. 

Angus has a degree in Political Theory & Government from Swansea University and a Master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Birmingham.

The Gambling Commission is preparing for the UK government’s upcoming review of the 2005 Gambling Act, which is expected to introduce sweeping reforms to the sector.

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