President – Lau Peet Meng
Chief Executive, Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore
Peet Meng was awarded the Singapore Police Force Overseas Scholarship in 1994. He graduated from Yale University with Double Honours in Political Science and International Studies in 1997 and went on to pursue a Master’s degree in International Relations at the University of Cambridge in 1998. He also holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (Sloan Fellow).
Before his current appointment as the Chief Executive of the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore, he was the Senior Director of Policy & Operations Division, Ministry of Home Affairs. As Senior Director of Policy & Operations Division, he oversaw the crafting of key policies for the Ministry, including matters relating to casino regulation. Prior to his posting to the Ministry, he was the Commander of Central Police Division. During his tenure as Commander, he was responsible for the deployment of more than 1,000 police officers. He set up the Marina Bay Neighbourhood Police Centre, and led the Division to maintain law and order in downtown Singapore.
Peet Meng is married to an editor, and a father of three young children. He also sits on the Advisory Council of World Vision, Singapore.
Vice President – Birgitte Sand
Director, Danish Gambling Authority
Birgitte Sand received a master’s degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen in 1985. Birgitte started her career in the court of Taxation and moved on to a wide range of different positions and tasks in the Ministry of Taxation covering legal advice on corporate tax structures and tax on private companies, projects regarding innovation, development, strategy and change of organization and structures within the Ministry of Taxation.
Birgitte Sand has been in charge of the development of a nationwide IT salary system and head of the central IT department, and has for many years been a member of the board covering the nationwide planning of the tax production (what to focus on in regard to compliance).
For a number of years Birgitte also taught various subjects.
Birgitte Sand took up her current position after several years of work as a member of the Executive Board of the Copenhagen Tax Center. She has been a member of the IAGR Board of Trustees since late 2011 and has served as Vice President of the association since October 2013.
Treasurer – A.G. Burnett
Chairman, Nevada Gaming Control Board
A.G. Burnett currently serves as a member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board. He was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval in January 2011. Prior to his appointment to the Board, he was the Deputy Chief of the Corporate Securities Division of the Gaming Control Board and was responsible for all legal matters that came before the Division. He oversaw regulatory and investigative activities conducted by the Division and worked extensively with emerging and foreign gaming jurisdictions in their efforts to regulate gaming.
Secretary – Trude Felde
Senior Advisor, Norwegian Gaming & Foundation Authority
Trude Hogseth Felde works for the Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority. She has a Master degree in Law, and has worked for the Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority since August 2001. Her special area is regulation of the Norwegian market, Internet gaming, EU gambling regulation and social gaming/gambling.