We warmly welcome two newly ratified trustees to our board: Lester Posner and Jas Bindarh.
Lester, currently Head of Communications for the Health and Safety Executive, has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry. Starting as a news journalist before joining the Government Communication Service, Lester has led multi-disciplinary teams in Whitehall departments and arm’s length bodies, advising Ministers, Executive teams and Boards.
Lester is passionate about improving diversity and inclusion within the communications industry, contributing to mentoring schemes and championing change. His experience will be invaluable to GamCare, in our growing external affairs work including responses to the long-awaited Gambling Act Review.
Jas, a chartered certified accountant (ACCA) and regulatory consultant, has spent the majority of her career in the corporate and investment banking sector. Jas’ focus has been on the evolving and increasingly complex regulatory landscape.
Jas joins us having also worked extensively with charities and organisations in the gambling harms space, as well as mental health service providers, as a service user consultant. Jas is passionate about the inclusion of lived experience perspectives in public health and third-sector organisations, championing GamCare’s ongoing commitment to putting lived experience at the heart of our work.
Margot Daly, Chair of the Board:
“I am delighted with Lester and Jas’ appointments to the Board as Trustees. They both bring a wealth of experience from their respective fields, and I’m sure they will be instrumental in helping us continue to raise the profile of gambling support in the UK. I look forward to working with them both.”
Find out more about our board of trustees here.