Renowned Gambling Regulator Joins Senet

August 25, 2020 | Sarah Blackburn

Senet has today announced the appointment of Paul Newson as Head of Advisory Practice.

Specialising in gambling law, regulation, advisory services and compliance training, Senet is Australia’s leading multidisciplinary advisory firm and a fitting home for Australia’s most highly regarded gambling regulation thought leader.

“As previous CEO at Greyhound Racing NSW and Deputy Secretary responsible for liquor, gambling and racing in NSW, Paul brings unmatched regulatory knowledge and expertise to the Senet team,” said Julian Hoskins, Senet’s Principal of Gambling Law and Regulation Practice.

“No other firm offers the breadth of specialist services Senet does, and Paul’s reputation for advancing regulatory policy and practice precedes him.

“Paul led the strategic positioning and direction of the NSW Responsible Gambling Fund which substantially enhanced its capacity to tackle gambling-related harm.

“And given his advocacy for innovation and sustainable industry development, he’s a perfect fit for the work we do, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

The latest high-profile executive to join Senet’s powerhouse team, Mr Newson is set to provide the gambling sector with a unique and highly experienced skill set, joining a specialist team of advisors composed of Australian industry heavyweights.

Alexandra Hoskins, Principal of Senet’s Compliance Academy, said the addition of Mr Newson would significantly enhance Senet’s expertise across the sector.
“Paul is an extremely dynamic executive, so this is an exciting time for us at Senet. His regulatory pedigree is second to none, which is exactly what our clients need when presenting with incredibly complex issues requiring commercial, political and social considerations.”

Mr Newson is the current President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators and a Trustee of the NSW Responsible Gambling Fund.