Nigel Payne - People - Gateley

Nigel Payne

Non-Executive Chairman


Nigel has over 30 years’ experience as a director of both publicly-listed and private companies.

He has extensive experience of listing companies, fundraising on the public markets and acting as either chairman or non-executive director of public companies. 

Nigel was previously the CEO of Sportingbet Plc, one of the world’s largest internet gaming companies, where Nigel made a number of acquisitions whilst listed on the London Stock Exchange (both FTSE-listed and AIM-quoted).

Nigel holds an Executive MBA from the IMD Business School (Lausanne, Switzerland) and a degree in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University.

Skills brought to the Board

Nigel has over 30 years’ experience on public and private boards both as an executive and non-executive. Nigel has chaired several publicly-listed companies and has sat on a number of audit and remuneration committees.

External appointments

Nigel currently holds the below additional positions:

  1. Non-executive chairman of AIM-quoted Stride Gaming Plc
  2. Non-executive chairman of Green Man Gaming Plc
  3. Non-executive director of AIM-quoted GetBusy Plc
  4. Non-executive director of Ascot Racecourse Betting and Gaming Limited

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