Speakers

  • Steve Donoughue

    Steve Donoughue

    Secretariat of the UK Parliamentary
    All Party Betting & Gaming Group


    gamblingconsultant.co.uk

    Steve Donoughue has been a management consultant specialising in the business strategy and politics of the gambling industry for the last twenty five years. He has advised most of the major operators and suppliers, governments, trade associations and regulators over this period. 

  • Lee-Ann Johnstone

    Lee-Ann Johnstone

    Founder of AffiliateINSIDER


    affiliateinsider.com

    With almost two decades of digital marketing and affiliate experience gained within retail, payments and at blue chip iGaming brands, Lee-Ann Johnstone has a wealth of expertise as an award winning digital marketing and affiliate manager. In 2019 she was awarded a place in the Top 10 Influential Women in Gaming by IGaming Business. She offers affiliate programme strategy and management, affiliate mentoring as well as Affiliate Manager training and runs bespoke mastermind and training events.

  • Nicc Lewis

    Nicc Lewis

    CEO & Founder of Expozive Marketing /
    Marcom Agency & Consulting


    expozive.com

    Nicc Lewis is the founder of Expozive, a Marcom / Marketing Agency & Consultancy with a fresh approach. Nicc has over a decade and a half experience in Marketing in the digital & offline fields in both B2B and B2C Marketing. Industries include iGaming. Fintech, eCommerce, Technology and even fashion.

  • Viktoria Soltesz

    Viktoria Soltesz

    Founder of PSP Angels


    pspangels.com

    Viktoria has over 13 years experience with high-risk industries, working as a Chief Financial Officer with various Fintech & E-commerce companies, and running her own Finance and Tax Consultancy Firm in Cyprus for over 10 years. She is an expert when it comes to startup financing, financial planning and payment solutions. She used to lecture at the University of West London and is a regular speaker at blockchain, fintech and investment conferences.

  • Brean Wilkinson

    Martin Bradley

    Director at 2CV


    2cv.com

    Martin has researched the gambling industry for 12 years across the full spectrum of operators including; high-street, sportsbook, lottery, casino and slots. His recent work has focussed increasingly on helping operators navigate the increase in legislation across Europe to evolve their business and provide customers with a UX that matches demand and behaviour. His work has also featured in industrial sites such as Gambling Insider and iGaming business.

  • Sarafina Wolde Gabriel

    Sarafina Wolde Gabriel

    Vice President of Strategy, Income Access 


    paysafe.com

    Sarafina Wolde Gabriel has over 16 years of experience in digital marketing and more than a decade’s worth of expertise in leadership within the iGaming and marketing sectors. She joined Paysafe’s Income Access, a digital marketing technology and services provider, in 2004 as a leader of its in-house affiliate management team. Serving as Director of Affiliate Marketing, she successfully managed the affiliate department, which collected six awards for the iGB Best Affiliate Network. She then served as the company’s CMO until 2016, which saw the company pick up five awards in the eGR ‘Best Affiliate Software’ category, as well as three ‘Best Acquisition Partner’ awards. In her current role as the VP of Strategy, Sarafina focuses on providing direction for developing innovative solutions, fostering key business partnerships and ventures, as well as expanding the company’s global presence.

  • Juan Pablo Córdoba

    Juan Pablo Córdoba

    Co-Founder of iGaming LatAm 


    igaminglatam.com

    Juan has 15 years experience in both B2C and B2B Online Gaming in LatAm. He worked with top leading companies like Jackpotjoy, William Hill and Codere, in Marketing, Business Intelligence, Product and Business Development. He also manages a software development studio focused on creating localized games and content for the region.

  • Alessandro Valente

    Alessandro Valente

    Co-Founder of Super Afiliados


    superafiliados.com

    Alessandro Valente is one of the pioneers in affiliation marketing scenario in Brazil with over a decade of experience in this field. Having started with a couple of websites he formed one of the largest networks of websites promoting gambling in Brazil and Latam.

  • Paul McNea

    Paul McNea

    Director of Strategic Development at Persado


    persado.com

    After 8 years working in the RAF he moved into Financial Services where he worked with several blue-chip clients including Barclays, KPMG and Hargreaves Lansdown. Paul co-founded award-winning sports betting business called Betfuze in 2012 and started my own iGaming consulting business in 2016 focusing on creating new revenue streams for companies in the Telco, Media and Sports sectors.

  • Ben Sebley

    Ben Sebley

    Partner at BCB Group


    bcbgroup.io

    Ben Sebley started off his career as an emerging markets equity sales trader at a large investment bank. He was top-rated, with over seven years' experience before he moved into the digital assets world at the start of 2018. He is now a partner at BCB Group, the space-leading cryptocurrency prime broker and payments institution.

  • George Campanellas

    George Campanellas

    Director General Invest Cyprus 


    investcyprus.org.cy

    Mr. Campanellas has been actively involved in drafting the regulatory framework and incentives for attracting Foreign Direct Investment in sectors of strategic importance to the economy. He served as Project Manager for the City of Dreams Mediterranean Integrated Casino Resort, the country’s largest FDI project and the largest integrated casino resort in Europe.

  • Guy Douek

    Guy Douek

    SVP Business Operations at SafeCharge


    safecharge.com

    In his role as SVP Business Operations, Guy is responsible for the entire strategic direction as well as commercial and operational management of SafeCharge's merchants channels and partnership. Guy has over 10 years of experience in diverse roles in the various payments functions across both the merchant's side as well as a payment provider.
    Guy joined SafeCharge from Gett (a global ride-hailing company) where he was a Global Head of Payments. Previously he was Head of Risk (alternative payments) at Worldpay.

  • Moritz Maurer

    Moritz Maurer 

    Ceo & Co-Founder at GRID


    grid.gg

    Moritz Maurer has more than 8 years of experience pioneering at the intersection of esports, data & betting. After creating the first UK- licenced esports bookmaker – GGwins – and later launching the world first in-play esports betting solution in 2015, Moritz focused on unlocking the potential of official data assets for some of the biggest rights holders in esports. This vision culminated in the creation GRID, an innovative data & technology platform in esports which is leading the way in data solutions for teams, leagues and brands in esports.

  • Ben Sebley

    Alex Kornilov

    CEO & Founder of BETEGY


    betegy.com

    BETEGY created an automated self-learning system which predicts outcomes of football games with high accuracy (betegy.com) as well as content creation system which turns sports data into engaging graphics, widgets, banners, texts and animations (impact-betegy.com). The company also licenses the data and visualization systems to global sports betting and media companies like ESPN (USA), Turkcell (Turkey), Ringier Axel Springer (Eastern Europe), Wozhongla.com (China), Yahoo Sports (UK), Bwin (Russia), Favbet (Ukraine), Tipico (Germany) and others.

  • Imri Meir

    Imri Meir

    VP Product Management at SafeCharge


    safecharge.com

    In his role of VP Product Management at SafeCharge, Imri is responsible for driving the company's product strategy for the gaming vertical, based on merchant requirements and deep market research.
    Imri manages key projects and is in charge of delivering innovative services and solutions to correspond to the growing needs of today's gaming operators. Prior to joining SafeCharge, Imri has served at William Hill as Payments, Risk Management and Fraud Director.

  • Simon Westbury

    Alastair Graham

    Founder and CEO of AgeChecked


    agechecked.com

    Alastair is an entrepreneur with over twenty years’ experience of launching businesses and solutions into regulated markets. He spent ten years in the payments industry as co-founder of a prepaid card company and as CEO of a financial institution in the UK. Alastair has been closely involved with the development of age checking legislation in the UK. He is Co-Chair of the Age Verification Providers Association and sits on the Digital Policy Alliance Age Verification and Internet Safety Working Group. Alastair sat on the British Standards Institute’s Steering Committee, which produced the Publicly Available Specification of Online Age Checking.