Senior Vice President of Government Relations
Wilsenach’s career in gaming started in 1995, when he was appointed to the South African Lotteries and Gambling Board which was set up to advise the Mandela government on the legalisation of gambling in South Africa. During the period 1995 to 2000 he was the Executive Officer of the Mpumalanga Gaming Board whilst serving as a member of the National Gambling Board. In 2001 he was appointed as the first Executive Officer of Zonke Monitoring Systems, a private company established to render electronic monitoring services to the National Gambling Board of South Africa. In 2002 he was appointed Executive Director of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission which regulated online gambling. In 2016 he joined the University of Nevada Las Vegas to set up the International Center for Gaming Regulation. He held the position of Executive Director of the Center until the end of 2018.
André Wilsenach is a graduate of the University of Pretoria, South Africa and amongst others worked for the Africa Institute of South Africa, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Ernst & Young as well as the South African Government prior to a longstanding career in gaming regulation.
André is a former President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators and an active member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors.