The founder led management team at Gambling.com Group has more than 50 years of combined experience delivering performance marketing results within the regulated online gambling and media industries. Much like the broader organization, the management team showcases international diversity, with representation from the United States, Sweden, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Last updated: January 22
Charles Gillespie is Chief Executive and co-founder and has served as a member of the board of directors since incorporation. Charles graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Political Science & Entrepreneurship.
Kevin McCrystle is Chief Operating Officer and co-founder and oversees all aspects of organizational growth. Kevin graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy.
Elias Mark is Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the company’s finance function. Elias joined the Group in 2017 and graduated with a M.A. (Hons) in Management from the University of St. Andrews.
William Hanson is Vice President of Business Analytics and supports the monetization of the Group’s business. William joined the Group in 2008 and graduated from the University of Florida, Gainesville with a B.S. in Finance.
Ellen Monaghan is Vice President of People and leads global people strategies. Ellen joined the Group in 2015 and graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in Politics and Sociology from University College Dublin.
Max Bichsel is Vice President of U.S. Business and is responsible for growing business with operators and partners. Max joined the Group in 2019 and graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.A. in Business Administration.
Lee Gwilliam is Vice President of the casino business vertical and is responsible for growth and development of the Group’s casino-based sites. Lee joined the Group in 2019 and previously held roles with Blexr and Aspire Global.
Caroline Smart is Vice President of Marketing and is responsible for brand development and driving revenue for the Group’s U.S. business vertical. Caroline joined the Group in 2020 and graduated with a B.S.B.A. in Marketing from Elon University.
Colin Brannigan is Vice President of the Group’s flagship site, Gambling.com. Colin joined the Group in 2017 and graduated from the University of Ulster with a B.S in Interactive Multimedia Design.
Paddy Sherry is Vice President of Technology and is responsible for building, using and leveraging technology. Paddy joined the Group in 2015 and graduated from the University of Ulster with a B.S. in Interactive Multimedia Design.
Johannes Bergh is Chief Strategy Officer and drives growth strategies across the organization. Johannes joined the Group in 2021 and graduated with a degree from the Berghs School of Communications.