Beyond Technology's Frontier
Our People

Our People

Board of Directors

 

Dr David Bate

NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Over 30 years’ experience as investment banker, lawyer, entrepreneur, executive, educator, director or investor. Experience with gambling, sports, media and ICT sectors. Serial entrepreneur who founded companies in ICT, financial technology, investment banking, wine and real estate sectors. Past or present Chairman or director of various listed or unlisted companies. Previously CEO and Deputy Chairman of Brookwood Capital Corporation and former Head of Corporate Finance for ABN AMRO for Sub-Saharan Africa. Worked for RBC in Singapore and New York law firm in Tokyo. Member of Institute of Corporate Directors. Seven university qualifications including DPA, JD, three master’s degrees.

 

Mr Rael Ginsburg

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Over 30 years’ experience as software engineer, developer, gaming consultant, entrepreneur, investor. Previously consulted to Microgaming Poker Network with responsibility for developing and delivering casino and poker products, analyzing performance, managing systems and improving products, among other accountabilities. Track record as consultant to numerous other gambling companies such as The Stars Group and Eazibet. Developed P2P poker and fantasy football platforms, among other products. Co-founder of BetWize that offered online and mobile games, including casino games, poker, sports betting and scratch tickets, before sale to a subsidiary of William Hill Plc.

 

Mr Luca Schläpfer

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Over 12 years’ experience as executive, entrepreneur, investor in financial services, digital platforms, entertainment. Currently Head of Offer & Development Group, Life Business, for AXA Switzerland with responsibility for new product development. Previously Head of Product Management, Collective Foundation Business, for AXA Switzerland. Formerly Managing Director and partner in Rexas Treuhand GmbH, a fiduciary services company for high net worth individuals and family offices in Switzerland. Serial entrepreneur and investor, including companies in digital entertainment and fast-moving consumer goods. Master’s degree from Zurich University.

 

Mr Kyle Nazareth

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Over 12 years’ experience as Chief Financial Officer, director, finance manager, banker, auditor. Entrepreneur who was co-founder and principal of Jaeger Financial LLP and former Director of Jaeger Strategic Advisors. Currently Chief Financial Officer of Strange Love Café. Previously Finance Manager of Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. with various prior roles at CIBC and Deloitte Canada. CPA and CA. BBA in Accounting and Finance from Schulich School of Business at York University. Member of CPA Ontario.