Mike Woolfrey - Chief Executive Officer

Mike joined ComplianceOnline as Cheif Executive Officer in 2018, having worked in a number of leadership roles across the B2B media and information services space. His previous roles were in a variety of industry sectors, including telecoms, property, supply chain management and construction, both with FTSE firms (Ascential and Informa) and private equity-backed operations. At ComplianceOnline, Mike is responsible for the company's vision, delivering sustainable growth and new product launches into the regtech space.  

Ollie Wood - Chief Commercial Officer

Ollie is responsible for maintaining strong relationships with our existing client base of 250+ clients and ensuring the continuous improvement of services. He devises and executes sales strategies that continue to deliver innovative client solutions, and is tasked with keeping ComplianceOnline at the forefront of the business intelligence industry. Ollie has more than 13 years of business development experience and has a demonstrable track record of success in developing, managing and training sales teams.

Frances Fenemore - Chief Marketing Officer

Frances joined ComplianceOnline as chief marketing officer in October 2018, having spent 20 years working in financial services for blue chip organisations. She has a wealth of experience in building successful brand and customer marketing strategies across multiple regions within highly competitive environments. Passionate about the customer, Frances has a proven record in delivering results through exciting, dynamic and client-orientated marketing. She holds a degree in Women’s Studies, Technology and Management from the University of Bradford and a Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma from London Southbank University.  

James Kilsby - Vice President USA

James is managing director of GamblingCompliance’s Americas office. He has extensive industry experience and has spoken at industry conferences in the United States, Latin America and Europe, including at the European Parliament in Brussels. A fluent Spanish and Portuguese speaker, James also takes a keen interest in emerging Latin American gambling markets including Mexico and Brazil. James holds an MA in Latin American History and Politics from the University of London.

Andrew Gellatly - Head of Research

Part of the founding management team, Andrew has an extensive background in journalism covering technology, gambling and sport and is a regular Financial Times contributor, including authoring the Financial Times special report on the global gaming industry. Andrew is a regular speaker at industry events and has chaired and presented at gambling conferences worldwide.

Daniel Stone - Head of Data Content

Daniel heads up our Data department, coordinating data collection, contributing regular analysis of data trends across the global gambling industry, and leading work on data-orientated research and reports. Daniel takes a particular interest in European online gambling developments and has been quoted in the Financial Times and SNL Financial. Daniel has a First Class honours degree in Economics from Bristol University.

Max Irwin - UK Sales Manager

Max is responsible for driving growth, providing new clients with bespoke GamblingCompliance solutions that fit their business needs. He has more than four years of business development experience and holds a BA in Physical and Sports Science from St Mary’s University.

Justin Geiger - Senior Business Development Manager

Justin manages the business development team in the US office based in Washington, D.C. He brings more than 15 years of business development experience in both the defence and engineering industries. A passionate sports enthusiast, Justin has transitioned to the gaming industry to lead the team through the implementation of sports betting in the US. He holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Georgetown University.

Gareth Owens - Client Relationship Manager

Gareth is one of the principal liaisons between GamblingCompliance and our international clients, and is on hand to support our clients’ expectations and ensure that our service provision is of the highest quality. His previous experience includes working as a legal assistant and sales representative. Gareth was awarded an LLB from Bournemouth University in 2014.

Alex McCourt - Business Development Manager

Alex is responsible for providing new clients with bespoke GamblingCompliance solutions to fit their needs, as well as ensuring existing clients expectations are met. Alex is also a key member of our events team, responsible for delivering the annual GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards. Alex has previous sales experience with Hilton Worldwide before joining GamblingCompliance and has a BA in History from the University of Leeds.

Paul O'Leary - Client Relationship Manager

Paul is the one of the main liaisons between GamblingCompliance and our international clients and is on hand to support our clients’ expectations and ensure that our service provision is of the highest quality.  Paul has more than four years of business development experience and has an MSc in Military Strategic Studies from the University of Aberdeen.  

Jon Sheaffer - Client Relationship Manager

Jon is responsible for maintaining and growing our existing client base in the United States. He has more than seven years' experience in sales and account management.

Jack Halliday - Marketing Executive

Jack manages the marketing and communications activities across the company. He is responsible for carrying out campaigns, managing our media partnerships, website development and social media platforms. He also oversees the organisation of delivering effective and engaging events to our global audience. Jack holds a Business Studies and Marketing Degree from Canterbury Christchurch University. 

Joe Ewens - Managing Editor

Joe manages GamblingCompliance’s daily output of news and analysis, maintaining the company’s high editorial standards and leading the editorial expansion into new and diverse areas of the gambling sector. He has worked as a journalist and editor covering the gambling industry for ten years, with a focus on esports and technology. Joe has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield.

David Altaner - Business Editor

David is the business editor for GamblingCompliance and focuses on mergers and acquisitions, company profiles and reforms. He has been interviewed as an expert on BBC Radio and BBC 5 Live, as well as for the Wall Street Journal. David has degrees in Journalism and English Literature from Syracuse University.

Harrison Sayers - Reporter

Harrison covers regulatory developments inside the global gambling industry, with a particular focus on the European and African jurisdictions. Prior to joining GamblingCompliance as a reporter, Harrison worked for Gambling Insider and earned a history degree from the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

Rita McClelland - Senior Legal and Research Manager

Rita specialises in researching and creating content regarding regulatory frameworks and developments relevant to the gambling industry, focusing on jurisdictions in central, eastern and southeastern Europe. Rita obtained her qualification as a Doctor of Laws in Budapest, Hungary.

Donata Szabo - Junior Legal and Research Manager

Donata manages GamblingCompliance's team of legal analysts. She specialises in legal and regulatory developments across Europe and Israel. She graduated first in her year from the LLB and holds an LLM from the University of Cambridge. She also completed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and was called to the Bar in July 2016. Donata has previous experience in human rights and international law. She previously worked at the European Parliament, the University of Cambridge and Israeli NGO Movement for Quality Government.

Allegra Lapetina - Senior Legal Analyst

Allegra is a senior legal analyst in GamblingCompliance's U.S. office. She is responsible for keeping track of legal and regulatory developments in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. She graduated from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and is an admitted member of the Maryland Bar.

Helena Regoli - Senior Legal Analyst

Helena specialises in data protection and European Union issues. She was admitted as a lawyer in France and previously worked in a Paris law firm. Helena graduated from the Panthéon-Sorbonne University with two Master’s degrees, and has also completed an LLM in Intellectual Property Law from the Queen Mary University of London. She earned the accreditation of a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Andrea Eletto - Legal and Research Analyst

Andrea is a legal and research analyst for GamblingCompliance and specialises in legal and regulatory developments in jurisdictions in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa. He is an Italian qualified lawyer and has more than five years of experience in the litigation department of an Italian law firm. He also previously interned at the Italian Council of State. Andrea holds a law degree from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, a Master’s degree in Legal Practice from Sapienza University of Rome, and an LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law from Queen Mary University of London. He also sits on the board of the Young Italian Lawyers Association in London (AIGA Londra).

Alexandra Pintea - Legal and Research Analyst

Alexandra is a legal and research analyst for GamblingCompliance and specialises in cross-jurisdictional research and legal analysis for various European and Asian jurisdictions. She is a Romanian qualified lawyer and has more than seven years' experience in civil, commercial and tax litigation within a Romanian law firm. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Law from West University of Timisoara, Romania.

Lucie Tive-Hive - Head of eLearning

Lucie heads up the eLearning department. She coordinates the content and development of our courses and works closely with our in-house legal team to ensure that our courses meet clients’ business requirements within the gambling and payments industries. She provides support to both the sales and account management teams by ensuring that clients are implementing eLearning efficiently within their company. She has more than ten years of experience within the eLearning industry and holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from Greenwich University.

Warren Shread - eLearning Executive

Warren is an eLearning specialist with more than seven years of experience. His role as an eLearning executive is to manage the design and development of market-ready, customised and bespoke courses. He also provides a managed service to all clients, ensuring they meet their training needs. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Westminster.