Jon Russell

Jon joined Betway Group as Head of Trading in 2013 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2023. His career in the Gaming Industry began in the 1990s working as a Sports Spread Betting Trader in London and encompasses management roles with William Hill, Ladbrokes, and Victor Chandler.

He was part of the leadership team that launched the first regulated corporate sports betting operation in South Africa and headed Sportingbet’s groundbreaking in running football product for 10 years prior to joining Betway.

In 2017 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Betting Integrity Association and subsequently appointed Non-Executive Chair in 2019 where he continues to serve, helping to establish IBIA as the pre-eminent industry advocate for Sports and Sports Betting Integrity.