|Michael Smeaton joins from GamCare, the registered charity and leading authority on the social impact of gambling. Michael will continue to work closely with GamCare on the development of social and corporate responsibility certification programmes.|
Professor Peter Collins, chief executive of GamCare, said: “We wish him well in his new role with GB Group and look forward to maintaining a close working relationship as we promote best practice within the remote gambling industry.”
Michael is set to use his industry expertise to develop the consultancy services that will maintain GB’s leading position for age and identity verification solutions following the success of URU™, the age and identity verification system developed jointly with BT.
Richard Law, chief executive of GB Group, the leading provider of identity authentication and fraud prevention solutions for the gaming industry, said: “We are delighted to welcome Michael to GB Group. His long association with GamCare and understanding of the remote gambling industry will be invaluable as we seek to build on the success of URU™, the age and identity verification system developed jointly with BT.”