Wednesday March 27,2013: NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO UK GAMBLING COMMISSION
National Lottery Commission members appointed
Two new members have been appointed to the UK Gambling Commission by Britain's Minister for Sport and Tourism Hugh Robertson.
Robert Foster and Mary Chapman, who already hold commissioner roles at the National Lottery Commission, will take on their new roles from April 1, 2013.
Foster was appointed as a National Lottery Commissioner in April 2005 and was Chairman of the Project Board. He was, until September 2004, Chief Executive of the Competition Commission and has also held a number of senior posts in Whitehall including responsibility for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ innovation expenditure and science policy in the Cabinet Office.
Chapman was appointed to the National Lottery Commission in January 2008. She is the Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Commission’s Regulating with Excellence Reference Group. She is a non-executive director of the Royal Mint, Chairman of the Institute of Customer Service, a council member of the Girls’ Day School Trust, of Brunel University and the Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England.
She was formerly Chief Executive of the Chartered Management Institute and the founding Chief Executive of Investors in People UK. Her earlier career was in marketing and general management with L’OREAL UK Group companies.