February 14, 2024 2 min read


GamCare Appoints Mark Weiss as Deputy CEO

As GamCare’s deputy CEO, Weiss will work beside the charity’s executive chairperson, Margot Daly

GamCare, a leading gambling support charity, has unveiled a major new appointment to its leadership team. According to the charity’s official announcement, the experienced Mark Weiss, currently serving as director of communications and external affairs, has also been named as the GamCare’s new deputy chief executive officer.

The charity highlighted Weiss’ experience, noting that he boasts over ten years of experience in health policy and communication roles. Before joining GamCare’s team in May 2022, Weiss served the healthcare sector, tackling a lot of the issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weiss also boasts a tenure at the UK Faculty of Public Health, which he served for more than seven years, ushering in a number of legislative changes and policy commitments.

The two years the healthcare expert spent at GamCare saw Weiss drive external engagement, spreading awareness of the charity’s services. He also oversaw the delivery of GamCare’s response to the Gambling Act white paper, leveraging the experience of GamCare’s Lived Experience Community to promote solutions that would make UK gambling safer.

As GamCare’s deputy CEO, Weiss will work beside the charity’s executive chairperson, Margot Daly and will provide strategic leadership and direction across GamCare’s services. In addition, Weiss will act as an ambassador for the charity.

Weiss Is Looking Forward to Collaborating with the Third Sector

Weiss released a statement on his new position, saying that he is delighted to take on the mantle of deputy CEO of GamCare. He praised the charity’s essential services, lauding it for making a difference and helping many people recover from gambling harm.

Weiss added that he is looking forward to also collaborating with other third sector actors, GambleAware, the NHS and the government to “build the next chapter of gambling support in Britain.”

I am delighted to take on the role of Deputy CEO. Since joining in 2022 I have seen first-hand the incredible impact that GamCare’s essential services have had in supporting people to recover from gambling harm – and in preventing those harms.

Mark Weiss, deputy CEO, GamCare

Margot Daly welcomed Weiss as GamCare’s new deputy CEO, praising his experience and appreciation of the charity’s impact. She described the appointee as someone who recognizes the importance of the charity’s services when it comes to preventing harm and helping people overcome gambling addiction.


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