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The Gambling.com Group board of directors brings a wealth of experience to the table to steer the future of the company.

Mark Blandford brings best-in-class experience in the online gambling industry as the founder of Sportingbet plc. Mr. Blandford listed Sportingbet plc on the London Stock Exchange's AIM segment in 2001 before being recognized as AIM Entreprenuer of the Year in 2002. Sportingbet was then later recognized again with the AIM Transaction of the Year award in 2005.

Gerard Hall brings an American perspective to the board as the founder of SMT Inc, the leading sports media technology company in the United States. Mr. Hall has won 24 Emmy Awards as a result of his contribution to sports on American Television.

As the former CEO of Cherry AB, Fredrik Burvall shares his first hand experience in the Nordic markets with the Group. Mr. Burvall's successful tenure as the CEO of a Stockholm listed online gaming group will further Gambling.com Group's access to capital markets in the region.

Last updated: 05 December 2017

Charles Gillespie Charles Gillespie

Director since incorporation on July 26th, 2006.

Born: 1983

Not independent of the company, the company's senior management or the company's major shareholders.

Other Assignments: Gambling.com Group companies and affiliates

Previous Assignments held in the past 5 Years: Director of Hanson Capital Management Limited, Director of Hanson Holdings Limited, Director of Web Energy Media Limited

Education: BA - Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Shares: 5,473,00

Options/Warrants: -

Gerard J. Hall Gerard J. Hall

Director since appointment on December 15th, 2006.

Born: 1958

Independent of the company and the company's senior management. Not independent of the company's major shareholders.

Other Assignments: President of SMT Inc., Director of FSB Technology (UK) Ltd.

Previous Assignments held in the past 5 Years: -

Education: BA - Economics, Harvard University

Shares: 5,207,000

Options/Warrants: -

Mark Blandford Mark Blandford

Director since appointment on October 14th, 2008.

Born: 1957

Independent of the company and the company's senior management. Not independent of the company's major shareholders.

Other Assignments: Director of Burlywood Capital LLP, Director of FSB Technology (UK) Ltd, Director of Double Diamond Gaming Ltd, Director of Pay4 UK Ltd.

Previous Assignments held in the past 5 Years: Director of Borro Group Holdings Limited

Education: HND - Business Studies, Wolverhampton Polytechnic

Shares: 12,924,500

Options/Warrants: -

Kevin McCrystle Kevin McCrystle

Director since continuation in Malta on October 7th, 2016.

Born: 1983

Independent of the company's major shareholders. Not independent of the company or the company's senior management.

Other Assignments: Gambling.com Group companies

Previous Assignments held in the past 5 Years: -

Education: BA - Political Science & Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Shares: 1,127,000

Options/Warrants: -

Fredrik Burvall Fredrik Burvall

Director since appointment on December 1st, 2017

Born: 1972

Independent of the company, the company's major shareholders and the company's senior management.

Other Assignments: Chairman of MyTaste. Strategic Advisor for Cherry AB

Previous Assignments held in the past 5 Years: CEO of Cherry AB

Education: MBA - Economics, Stockholm University. Business & Economics - Örebro University

Shares: -

Options/Warrants: -

Adrian Mercieca Adrian Mercieca

Company Secretary

Born: 1982

Independent of the company, the company's major shareholders and the company's senior management.

Other Assignments: Various

Previous Assignments held in the past 5 Years: Various

Education: Cert. C.I.B. / Certificate in Trust Administration

Shares: -

Options/Warrants: -