Two New Trustees for GamCare Responsible Gambling Charity

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In the United Kingdom and the GamCare independent responsible gambling charity has welcomed a pair of newly-ratified members to its board of trustees in Lester Posner and Jas Bindarh.

Currently Head of Communications for the Health and Safety Executive, Posner has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry after beginning his career as a news journalist. The seasoned professional subsequently joined the Government Communication Service where he has since led multi-disciplinary teams within several departments and arm’s length bodies in advising ministers, executive teams and boards.

GamCare asserted that Posner ‘is passionate about improving diversity and inclusion within the communications industry’ all while advocating for change and supporting mentoring schemes. The body explained that the specialist’s experience is now set to be invaluable for its growing external affairs work including its responses to the long-awaited Gambling Act Review.

For her part and Bindarh is a chartered certified accountant currently working as a regulatory consultant for Standard Chartered Bank. The career of the corporate and investment banking expert has largely focused on the evolving and increasingly complex regulatory landscape and she joined GamCare after having additionally worked with a number of charities and organisations in the gambling harms space.

GamCare stated that Bindarh has furthermore cooperated with multiple mental health service providers and ‘is passionate about the inclusion of lived experience perspectives in public health and third-sector organizations’. The charity went on to declare that its latest trustee is to now champion its ‘ongoing commitment to putting lived experience at the heart of our work’.

“I am delighted with Lester and Jas’ appointments to the board as trustees,” the Chair for GamCare, Margot Daly, said. “They both bring a wealth of experience from their respective fields and I’m sure they will be instrumental in helping us continue to raise the profile of gambling support in the United Kingdom. I look forward to working with them both.”

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