Board of Directors

Michael Messent (Chairman)

Chairman of the IBAS Board of Directors. First appointed as a Director in September 2008 and has acted as IBAS Chairman since May 2009. Retired Solicitor, formerly specialising in Gambling Law.

David Bradshaw

Joined SIS in 2009 and is currently employed as Racing Controller. Formerly Racing Director at the Horserace Betting Levy Board (1993-2009) having previously worked for Weatherbys (1984-1993). Appointed as a Director of IBAS in January 2012.

Andrew Chevis

Chief Executive of CitizenCard, an industry-funded proof of age card scheme, since its inception in 1998.  Director of the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) and the Rural Shops Alliance.  In his spare time, Treasurer at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Clapham and runs Clapham’s annual Abbeville Fete. Appointed as a Director of IBAS in December 2015.

Andrew Fraser

Andrew writes: “I have been involved with IBAS since 2006 following my departure from the Gambling Commission. Founding Chief Executive Chris O’Keeffe asked me to get involved, and since then I have variously been a Consultant, Panelist, acting Chief Executive and now Director. My main career has been in public service.”  Joined the IBAS Board in August 2014.

Richard Hayler

Managing Director. Joined IBAS in May 2011 and appointed to the Board in September 2013. Previous roles included Director of Policy and Acting Chief Executive for the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) and Press Officer for the British Horseracing Board (BHB).




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