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John Tanner

Executive Director
Responsible for Fourth National Lottery Competition

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John joined the Gambling Commission in 2019 and is a highly experienced project delivery professional with an extensive background in delivering major government projects across a number of departments, most recently HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Home Office.

He is a graduate of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority’s Major Projects Leadership Academy.

Before joining the Commission, John held leadership roles with HMRC, UK Home Office and the National Crime Agency focusing on the delivery of major programmes and transformation projects.

Responsible for

The current United Kingdom (UK) National Lottery licence is due to expire in 2023 and the Commission will run the competition to award the next licence.

John is responsible for this competition, known as the Fourth National Lottery Licence competition.

Find out more about the fourth National Lottery licence on our website..

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