New commissioners at UK Gambling Commission

Four new commissioners have been appointed to the UK regulator.
Four new commissioners have been appointed to the UK regulator.

UK Gambling regulator appoints Terry Babbs, Brian Bannister, Jo Hill and Sir Martin Narey as Commissioners.

UK.- The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has appointed four new commissioners to the UK Gambling Commission.

The new commissioners are Terry Babbs, Brian Bannister, Jo Hill and Sir Martin Narey.

They each take up five-year appointments on the Gambling Commision’s Board of Commissioners with immediate effect.

Terry Babbs is currently Senior Independent Director at the General Dental Council, vice chair of the Investment Committee on Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Programme, and a non-executive director of HMRC’s Valuation Office Agency.

Brian Bannister is an executive director at The Law Society of England and Wales. He previously led global communications for accountancy firm KPMG.

Jo Hill is Executive Director of Strategy and Risk at The Pensions Regulator and was previously a director at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Sir Martin Narey was Director General of the Prison Service of England and Wales for seven years. He is now a Government advisor on children’s social care and is the chair of the My Foster Family charity.

Bill Moyes, Chair of the Gambling Commission, said: “Terry, Brian, Jo and Sir Martin bring a wealth of valuable expertise to the Board of Commissioners.

“Their collective experience will help us as we look to implement further protections for consumers and strongly regulate what is a fast-moving and innovative industry.”

The UK Gambling Commission regulates gambling and supervises gaming law in Great Britain. There are now 11 members on its Board of Commissioners.

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