Gambling Commission strengthens relationships
Three specialists have recently joined the Gambling Commission
(the Commission), each bringing with them expertise and knowledge
to support development of our expertise in house and help
strengthen our relationships with other regulators and law
Detective Constable Mark Stanford joins us on a two year
secondment from the Metropolitan Police. He will be working closely
with the Sports Betting Intelligence Unit and our enforcement team,
assisting us across a range of criminal investigations.
Charlotte Meller is a specialist in shared regulation and joins
the Commission on a fixed term contract to support the
establishment of the Local Authority Liaison Unit. She was
previously a Policy Team Leader at LG Regulation, where she led on
And Andrew Chapple, a former executive at William Hill and the
Tote, has also joined the Commission to provide specialist support
on a range of projects including the Commission’s money laundering
Director of Regulation Nick Tofiluk said:
“We are delighted that Mark, Charlotte and Andrew have joined
us. Their arrival demonstrates our ongoing commitment to strengthen
relationships with other regulators and agencies while at the same
time developing the specialist knowledge within the
Notes to editors
The Gambling Commission
- 1. The Gambling Commission (the Commission) regulates gambling
in the public interest alongside its co-regulators local licensing
authorities. It does so by keeping crime out of gambling, by
ensuring that gambling is conducted fairly and openly, and by
protecting children and vulnerable people from being harmed or
exploited by gambling. The Commission also provides independent
advice to government on gambling in Britain.
- 2. The Commission and local licensing authorities are
responsible for licensing and regulating all gambling in Great
Britain other than the National Lottery and spread betting, which
are the responsibility of the National Lottery Commission and the
Financial Services Authority (FSA) respectively.
- 3. See the Terms & Conditions section of our
website for information on legal
- Further information is available from the Commission's website.
Gambling Commission: John Travers on (0121) 230 6700 or email@example.com.