James is the Founder and CEO of Blockbeat Media, specialists in marketing, PR and content, working to raise clients’ profiles and tell their stories.
James is a communications specialist and traffic builder, with expertise across many areas, including content, marketing copywriting, SEO, email marketing, social media, CRM, B2B, internal comms, design and PR.
James previously co-founded GambleGeek, worked as a freelance sports and news journalist for leading outlets including BBC Sport, The Times and The Guardian, and has been creating and curating esports content for over two and a half years.
Nick is a fully qualified Mortgage Advisor and former Lending Underwriter for Bank of Scotland International. Nick moved to the Isle of Man Income Tax Division as an Enforcement Officer and Intelligence Officer. Nick the transferred to the Gambling Supervision Commission as an eGaming Inspector in 2013. Having gained a unique insight into gambling regulation Nick move back into the private sector managing the eGaming Department of an international fiduciary where he held a number of Directorships on licensed gambling companies, taking them from concept to go-live. Most recently Nick assisted with the structuring, administration and management of esports businesses.
Lee is the CEO of Astin Accounts Solutions. Lee is an FCCA qualified accountant, with extensive boardroom level expertise gained from working across a range of business sectors. During his career, Lee has worked in the capacity of COO, Finance Director, Head of Business Controlling, Group Financial Controller and Head of Client Accounting for organisations in the Isle of Man, UK and Malta.
Andrew is the Group CEO of Affinity Management Services, a leading Corporate and Trust Service Provider with offices in both the Isle of Man and Malta.
Andrew has worked in the Corporate and Trust Service Sectors for the past 15 years. Andrew is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Institute of Directors (IoD) and also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree.
Andrew has been on the board of the Isle of Man Association of Corporate Service Providers since 2017.
Lee is an online gambling expert with more than 15 years’ experience in fiduciary services and gaming, specialising in licence approvals and corporate solutions for blockchain, esports and gaming businesses.
Career highlights include obtaining the world’s first blockchain gambling licence, working on successful ICOs and STOs, being named an ACQ5 GameChanger and winning EGR Cryptocurrency Services Supplier of the Year 2019.
Lee is a writer for The Capital and FX Street, and provider of thought leadership editorial for the gaming industry’s leading print and digital publications on topics such as player protection mechanisms and engaging esports influencers.