Secretary of State makes UKGC reappointment

The Secretary of State has reappointed Pearce for another 4 years. Credits: UKGC

Trevor Pearce has been reappointed for a second term of four years to the board of the UKGC.

UK.- The Secretary of State of the UK has announced the reappointment of Trevor Pearce to the board of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) for a second term of four years from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2023.

Pearce has an exhaustive background in law enforcement, in which he spent more than 40 years across local policing and national agencies. Since concluding his law enforcement career, during which time he was Director General of both the National Crime Squad and the Serious Organised Crime Agency, Pearce has focused on regulatory roles and risk management, explained the government in a statement.

The Secretary of State believes that Pearce brings significant experience of running large complex organisations, dealing with international serious and organised crime, and investigation and intelligence practices, including those around anti-money laundering.

The appointment has been made in accordance to the Cabinet Office’s Governance Code on Public Appointments. The process is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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