#EGC2020ve – The Virtual (Digital) Edition of European Gaming Congress will take place between 6-7 October and is part of Hipther Festival.
We are happy to provide you with the opportunity of attending the conference for free thanks to our Registration Sponsor, Altenar.
You can register here and do not miss out on Europe’s Largest Gaming Compliance Gathering!
The event gathers 80 experts who share their knowledge around compliance-related matters and updates to the +500 participants! Make sure you are one of them!
Today, we are introducing you to one of these experts whom you can hear present or moderate at the 3rd edition of the European Gaming Congress, which is now a virtual event due to the 2020 year’s challenges.
Pieter is a veteran in the area of responsible gaming, consultancy and training of gambling industry professionals. He has been involved in projects with the gambling industry since 1989. Pieter started his career as the director of an outpatient clinic for addiction problems, Jellinek, in the early 80’s.
His company Assissa Consultancy Europe works/worked on responsible gaming policies and programs in a number of countries i.e. Netherlands, South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore, Canada, Malta, Sweden and others. He is also a very experiences trainer, over years of training and a registered MI (Motivational Interviewing) trainer. Besides Pieter is a consultant worldwide for as well as the gambling and betting industry land based and online, casinos, slot machine halls and lotteries and for regulators or other governmental bodies.
He works/worked with companies like: IGT/GTech/Lottomatica (USA, Italy), Holland Casino (The Netherlands), Unibet (UK , Malta), Sun International (South Africa), Svenska Spel (Sweden), Gauselmann/Merkur (Germany), Betsson (Sweden, Malta), Fair Play Casinos (The Netherlands), Staatsloterij (The Netherlands), Lotto NL (The Netherlands), Casino 2000 (Luxembourg), SNAI (Italy), Betfair (UK), Novomatic (Austria), Industry Branche organizations like AWI (Germany), VAN (The Netherlands), European Casino Association (Belgium) and many more.
He also works/worked for governments and regulators in a number of countries for example: Singapore, The Netherlands, Sweden, South Africa. Currently he is involved in projects dealing with the problem of match fixing and AML.
He is a member of the Executive Committee and serves as Secretary General of the European Association for the Study of Gambling (EASG).
Furthermore he is a shareholder and board member of HANDS (Human Assistance Network for Daily Support, telephone counseling services).
In 2003 he was the initiator of G4 (Global Gambling Guidance Group). G4 deals with an International Accreditation System on responsible gaming for the gambling, betting and lottery industry land based and online. Since 2004 Pieter is the Chair of the Board of G4.
Since 2009 he is a member of the Responsible Gaming Committee of IMGL (International Masters of Gaming Law).
He is also a member of the Spielerschutzkommission (Responsible Gaming Commission) of the Gauselmann /Merkur Group, Germany, a member of the Advisory Council of the AWI in Germany and until 2015 he was a member of the International Advisory Panel of the Ministry of Health in Singapore. Since 2019 he is also a member of the Responsible Gambling Committee of AGEM (Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers.
Pieter is a very regular speaker at many conference all over the world and freelance correspondent for a number of gambling industry magazines.
Pieters will moderate the “RESPONSIBLE GAMING: RIGHT RESPONSES OR RHETORIC” panel discussion at #EGC2020. Make sure to register here!
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