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The Chair and members of the Advisory Board for Safer Gambling (ABSG) are appointed by the Gambling Commission. They are appointed as individuals based on their expertise and experience. They do not serve on the Board to represent any other body or organisation.

Members of the ABSG are recruited to bring a wide range of experience, including:

  • research and academia
  • consumer protection
  • public and population health
  • policy making
  • regulation
  • evaluation and impact assessment
  • treatment, addiction, and counselling expertise
  • economics
  • preventive education
  • psychology
  • social science.

The Chair and members of the ABSG will serve terms of up to three-years and will serve for a maximum of six years.

Board members will have annual reviews with the ABSG Chair.

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