Executive Committee Members

Chairman
TABCORP HOLDINGS LIMITED

Sue Van Der Merwe

Sue is the Chairman of APLA and sits on the World Lottery Association Executive Committee. She is the Managing Director of Lotteries and Keno, Tabcorp and has extensive experience in lotteries spanning 30 years.

Vice Chairman
LOTTO NEW ZEALAND

Chris Lyman

Chris Lyman was appointed Chief Executive of Lotto NZ in January 2018. He joined Lotto NZ in 2002 and has held a number of roles including General Manager Retail Sales and Chief Operating Officer.

JAPAN LOTTERY ASSOCIATION

Kazuhisa Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi-san has previously held roles as President or Vice Chairman in the public service sector in Japan. He was recently appointed as President of Japan Lottery Association on 1 June 2021 and replaces Mr Yokichi Yokoyama on the Executive Committee.

HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB

Richard Cheung

Richard is the Co-Vice President of the World Lottery Association and Co-founding Chairman of the World Tote Association. At The Hong Kong Jockey Club, he is the Executive Director of Customer and International Business and is responsible for overseas development of its racing betting business in over 20 jurisdictions.

FUTURE GAMING & HOTEL SERVICES

Kapil Khanna

Kapil is Vice-President of All India Federation of Lottery Trade and Allied Industries. He is Chief Mentor of Future Gaming and sits on the board of many philanthropic trusts. With 41 years of experience in Lotteries he has represented India since 1999 in the international lottery forums.

SINGAPORE POOLZ

Lam Chee Weng

Chee Weng is the CEO of Singapore Pools, a non-profit state-owned lottery, horse wagering and sports betting subsidiary of the Totalisator Board, a statutory board under the Ministry of Finance of Singapore.

LA PACIFIQUE DES JEUX

Thierry Gabarret

Thierry is the CEO of La Pacific des Jeux and holds the following positions: Vice-President of BZP, Executive Committee Member of CIBELAE and was the International Relations Director of FDJ from 2015-2020. He has been in the lottery industry for over 20 years.