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With many years’ experience of the industry and extensive knowledge of the AGCC requirements, dedicated eGaming services are available from a number of Alderney experts.

Meet the

Chairman of the Commission
Lord Faulkner

Lord Faulkner of Worcester, Chairman of the Commission – is a British parliamentarian with extensive knowledge of gambling regulation. He served on the joint scrutiny committee on the draft gambling bill 2003-04, and chaired a parliamentary inquiry into betting on sport 2004-05. He was a strategy adviser to Alderney Gambling Control Commission 2005-08. Prior to entering the House of Lords in 1999, he had for many years been an adviser to the football pool companies. He is a member of the Channel Islands all-party parliamentary group. From 2006-09 he was a member of FIFA Task Force “For the Good of the Game” (with special responsibilities for sports betting integrity) and is a former Gamcare trustee. Lord Faulkner served as a minister in the government whips’ office 2009-10, and is now a Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords. He was educated at Merchant Taylors’ School and Worcester College, Oxford, where he is an honorary fellow.

Jeremy Thompson

Jeremy Thompson is a business consultant, resident in Guernsey, with executive level experience in the Telecoms, Electronics and Financial Sectors.

Isabel Picornell

Dr Isabel Picornell lives in Alderney, and is a certified fraud examiner specialising in language evidence. She holds a PhD in forensic linguistics and provides consultancy services to the legal and corporate intelligence industry. Isabel is a Dame of the Order of Isabel la Catolica, knighted for services rendered to Spain. She has a particular interest in compliance and anti-moneylaundering.

Christopher Moger

Christopher Moger KC is a commercial barrister who has extensive experience in gambling regulation. For many years he advised and represented the Gaming Board for Great Britain, now the Gambling Commission, and he has also acted for a wide range of clients involved in the gambling industry in the UK and internationally.


Meet the

Executive Director

Andrew Gellatly is the Executive Director of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) a role which he commenced in December 2022. Prior to joining the AGCC Andrew was the co-founder of the regulatory intelligence service VIXIO Gambling Compliance in 2006, and assumed the role of global managing editor, building its wide range of relationships throughout the online and land-based sectors. He oversaw the growth of the business and its sale to private equity in 2019, continuing as the head of global research services until 2022. As a journalist, before VIXIO GamblingCompliance, he covered technology, gambling and sport and launched the magazine I-gaming Business. He wrote the Financial Times special report on the global gaming industry in 2002 and has been a regular FT contributor on sport, gaming and technology. He has chaired and spoken at gambling conferences worldwide.

Director, Operations

Gemma Fletcher is a member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), with 17 years experience in practice and commercial business, and has previously held senior financial roles within the betting and gambling industry.

Director, Licensing

Sarah has worked for the AGCC since June 2015. During this time she has provided legal and strategic support to the Commission on a variety of matters including licensing and enforcement. Sarah is an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey and Solicitor of England and Wales.

Organisational Functions


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