Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry

Here are some pictures from the latest KnowNow Limited gambling industry conference.
The Event: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry
Date: 22nd May 2018
Venue: Prospero House, London

Gambling Industry conference; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry.
Morning session.

Delegates start arriving and conference partners setting up for the day.

Gambling industry conference from KnowNow

Gamcare at KnowNow gambling industry conference
KnowNow gambling industry conference
KnowNow Limited gambling industry conference

Our MD, Paula Pusey opens proceedings.

Paula Pusey KnowNow LimitedIntroduction from Emily Leeb.
Emily Leeb
Opening remarks from the chair.
Claire Osborne from Nektan delivers her introduction.

A view from the regulator.
Neil McArthur, the recently appointed Chief Executive of the Gambling Commission with his keynote speech.
You can read his speech in full here.

Neil McArthur Gambling Commission

 

Tracking progress – All-in Diversity Project.
Kelly Kehn and Tina Thakor Rankin; Co-Founders of All-in Diversity.

Kelly Kehn All-in Diversity Tina Thakor-Rankin All-in Diversity

Equal education – Helping all students understand career options in gambling.

Rachel Jones, Chair of the Board of Trustees,YGAM.

Rachel Jones YGAM

The benefits of diversity.
First panel discussion of the day moderated by Joe Ewens, Managing Editor, GamblingCompliance.

Read his insight here.

Joining Joe on the panel were;
David Balls, Group HR Director, Rank Group PLC.
Beth French, Trainee Solicitor, Wiggin LLP.
Lindsay Beardsell, Group General Counsel, Ladbrokes Coral Group.
Sarah Gardner, Executive Director, UK Gambling Commission.
Susan Standiford, COO, Zeal.

The Benefits of Diversity panel discussion

 

Fireside chat – Gender Pay gap reporting obligations.

Hannah Gannage-Stewart, Deputy Editor, iGaming Business is joined by;
Kevin Poulter, Partner, Child & Child.
Sara Condo, Head of Compliance, Jackpotjoy.

Fireside chat gender pay gap reporting obligations

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry.
Afternoon session.

Metoo.wtf – Glassdoor on equality, using networking and peer review to help drive the agenda.
Laura Da Silva Gomes, Director, Silverfish CSR.

Laura Da Silva Gomes, Director, Silverfish CSR

Diversity driving innovation.
Lydia Barbara, Head of Innovation at Microgaming.

Lydia Barbara, Microgaming

Creating a culture of diversity throughout the entire organisation.
Our second panel discussion of the day moderated by John Hagan, Partner, Harris Hagan.
Joining John on the panel were;
Helen Walton, Chief Commercial Officer, Gamevy.
Tina Southall, Director of People, Gamesys.
Micky Swindale, Project Lead, KPMG.
Anna Hemmings, CEO, Gamcare.
Andrew Bulloss, Executive Search Consultant, Odgers Berndtson.

Creating a culture of diversity panel discussion at KnowNow conferenceCreating a culture of diversity throughout the entire organisation.

 

The changing face of the customer – developing product for a diverse audience.
Sissel Weitzhandler, Group Compliance Manager, Play’ n Go.

Sissel Weitzhandler, Group Compliance Manager, Play' n Go

The All-in Diversity Project team with a final round up of the day.

All-in Diversity Project at KnowNow conference

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