- The charity expands its Board of trustees to support its vision to deliver a society safe from gambling harms.
- The new trustee, Andy Boucher, brings additional experience to the charity, joining other senior figures from across the NHS, public health and third sector.
London, 21 December 2023: GambleAware, the leading charity commissioning gambling harm prevention and treatment services, has announced the appointment of a new trustee to its Board.
GambleAware’s Board are chosen based on their expertise, to support the charity’s commissioning of best practice national prevention, education, treatment and support services.
The new trustee is Andy Boucher, who was chosen after a rigorous recruitment process. His knowledge will help the Board guide GambleAware’s work and will bring additional extensive governance experience.
Andy is a retired senior professional services partner and chartered accountant. In his 34-year professional career he worked in and with many of the world’s leading businesses and charities, which has given him a broad range of commercial experience. From 2005 to 2021 he was a Partner at PwC, providing strategic and technical corporate tax services to many of the firm’s key clients, including large FTSE organisations, private businesses, overseas headquartered organisations and global charities.
For the past 14 years Andy has also been engaged with social purpose actions in a personal and professional capacity. His main focus has been on social mobility, but he has also been involved in projects dealing with homelessness and homelessness prevention and neuro-diversity in the workplace.
Andy will join current Board members Baroness Kate Lampard CBE, GambleAware’s Chair of trustees; Saffron Cordery; Professor Siân Griffiths CBE; Michelle Highman; Rachel Pearce; Paul Simpson; Baroness Hilary Armstrong; Marina Gibbs; Mubin Haq; Dr. Koravangattu Valsraj; Mel Nebhrajani CB; and Sir Alan Moses.
GambleAware’s Chair of trustees, Baroness Kate Lampard CBE, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Andy to the Board. He has a range of skills and experience which will benefit us and help guide our direction through the upcoming years. We look forward to working alongside him and know he has an enormous amount to contribute to help ensure the best outcomes for people experiencing gambling harms.”