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John Tanner

Executive Director
Responsible for Fourth National Lottery Competition

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John joined us 2019 is a highly experienced project delivery professional with an extensive background in delivering major government projects across a number of departments, most recently HMRC and the Home Office.

He is a graduate of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority’s Major Projects Leadership Academy.

Before joining the Gambling Commission, John held leadership roles with HM Revenue & Customs, UK Home Office and the National Crime Agency focusing on the delivery of major programmes and transformation projects.

Responsible for:

The current UK National Lottery licence is due to expire in 2023 and the Gambling Commission will run the competition to award the next licence.

John is responsible for this competition, known as the Fourth National Lottery Licence Competition.

You can find out more on the Fourth National Lottery Licence Competition website (link opens in a new tab).