Trustees

Tony Parker

Treasurer

Tony Parker was a founding member of Riva Financial Systems and was responsible for the Finance, Human Resources, Regulatory and Compliance. In his time with Riva, Tony also established a Project Management Office and Programme Managed one of Europe's largest financial services system migrations. A Chartered Accountant, Tony started his career at PKF before moving to Global Asset Management (IOM) in 1993. Tony also undertook a number of permanent and consultant roles in London and Luxembourg, working with well-respected established asset managers such as Schroder’s, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan and Brown Brothers Harriman. Tony has a First class honours degree in Applied Chemistry from the University of Greenwich.

Jennifer Houghton

Chair

An experienced multilingual qualified accountant who has worked as a managing director, finance director, company secretary, MLRO and DO, with a successful career in California, Luxembourg, Sweden and the Isle of Man, both in practice and in industry. Has been working within the online gaming sector on the Isle of Man since 2008. Helped to incorporate, license and grow Annexio Limited, a secondary lottery market operator regulated in four jurisdictions. Stepped down as Managing Director in 2016 after having expanded the business and increased staff numbers from three to 50+. Remains a major shareholder of the company. Previously worked 18 years for Deloitte within the banking, insurance and the financial services sectors. Awarded "Isle of Man Business Person of the Year" in 2015; the first woman to win this award. Awarded "International Director of the Year" by the Institute of Directors, Isle of Man Branch, in 2016. Appointed Chairman of the Institute of Directors, Isle of Man Branch, in 2017. Jennifer’s goal is to successfully direct companies within the regulated industry and lead with the principles of good corporate governance.

Richard Slee

Trustee

Richard Slee is Managing Director of RS Marketing and PR. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading successful marketing and PR initiatives across a diverse range of business sectors within public, private and third sectors. Richard has been actively involved with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for several years and is a Member of its North West Regional Board. In recognition of his contributions to the Institute, Richard was named CIM North West Member of the Year in 2007, and CIM North West Ambassador of the Year in 2017. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association.

Andrew Thomas

Trustee

Andrew is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is currently Chief Executive of Isle of Man Enterprises plc. He has extensive experience in banking, insurance, property development, and wide ranging commercial expertise in both executive and non-executive roles.

Johnny Kipps

Trustee

Johnny is a South African Chartered Accountant and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and holds the FT Non-Executive Director's Diploma. He served for six years as Financial Director on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.