Paul has been lover of all things horse racing since selecting the Grand National winner at the age of nine! Having worked for William Hill for 33 years in a variety of different roles; from Saturday Settler to Head of the Data Department, he has a wealth of experience having worked closely with Traders, Odds Compilers, IT and Marketing teams.
Since 2009, Paul has been advising tipsters and professional bettors on horse race betting and markets, whilst continuing his passion for horseracing, having visited all 60 racecourses in the country, and is a professional bettor himself. Paul is also a member of the Horseracing Bettors Forum working with, but independently of, the BHA.
David has over 15 years experience in leadership roles. Most recently he was CEO of OpenBet for eleven years, during his tenure the company experienced tremendous growth ultimately being sold for $337m. Under his leadership OpenBet was established as a global leader securing major customers worldwide based on a unique business culture. Prior to this he established Kana’s European operations a company which was one of the top ten IPOs on NASDAQ in 1999. Prior to leadership roles David enjoyed an outstanding career in sales with Sun Microsystems and Sybase. Expertise includes: IPO preparation, M&A, MBO, managing rapid growth, international expansion, developing an effective culture, as well as a detailed knowledge of the gambling market.
Paul has worked in the field of sports integrity for 15 years, mainly focussing on the provision of advice and guidance to Sports Organizations, Governments, Betting Regulators and Betting Operators on ways of maintaining integrity and deterring corruption in sport and betting markets. As a consequence he has extensive experience of investigating all forms of corruption and rule violations in sport and betting. More specifically he spent 10 years as the Director of Integrity in British Horseracing and as such was responsible for the integrity of major race meetings such as the Derby and Grand National.