A multi-cultural, strategic-minded gaming professional, having extensive experience of general management, regulations, operations, slots, online, digital culture, finance, RFP, AML, marketing and privacy in multiple jurisdictions.
Jonathan has been involved in various roles in the gaming and hospitality business for over 40 years.
A UK national, who also holds French nationality, he is comfortable with most areas of gambling across multiple jurisdictions, having worked extensively in France, Belgium, Switzerland as well as the UK, he has also frequently represented the European Casino Association in the EU’s “expert group” on online gambling. He has recently been involved in development in Asia, mainly in Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines.
His specialities are in general management in both land-based and online, having set up and obtained several operators licences for casino games, poker and sports betting across Europe. He is equally at ease with regulations as well as slots operations, having run over 8 000 machines in what was at the time Europe’s largest casino slots operator, generating GGR of over 700M Euros annually.
Very experienced with the elaboration of business plans, he is also well versed in the production and oversight of RFPs and tenders.
He has held a number of C-level roles, including CEO and COO and is capable of setting strategy. Additional experience includes compliance, responsible gambling and AML. His most recent role was with the Groupe Barriere, one of Europe’s largest casino companies.
Jonathan holds an MBA, specialising in Business Economics, he is also a certified Financial Modelling and Valuation Analyst.