ADELAIDE, Australia (17 November 2014) – Currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has named Phil Harrison to the position of Senior Manager Regulator Development, Compliance & Quality Assurance for GLI Australia. Harrison will operate out of the company’s laboratory in Adelaide, Australia.
In his new role, Harrison will work closely with regulators and clients throughout GLI’s Australian and Asian marketplaces.
GLI Australia CEO Ian Hughes said, “We are very excited to welcome Phil to the GLI Australia team. His extensive and diverse experience, combined with his commitment and dedication to standards and responsible gambling, make Phil an incredibly valuable asset to GLI and to our clients throughout the Australia and Asian marketplaces.”
Harrison’s extensive experience in the gaming industry dates back to 1994 when gaming machines were first introduced to South Australia. In his role as inspector, systems auditor and as Manager of Gambling Operations for the South Australia Liquor & Gambling Commissioner, Harrison has worked with all of the major stakeholders throughout Australia and Asia, including regulators, manufacturers, gambling operators, ATFs and monitoring system operators.
After 16 years with the South Australia Liquor & Gambling Commissioner, he recently served as Executive Officer and Director of Club Safe, an initiative of the club industry to support clubs with gaming and promote responsible gambling.
For nearly 10 years, Harrison chaired the Australian/New Zealand Working Party on Gaming Machine National Standards and the Assessment Panel for the Accreditation of Testing Facilities (ATFs). He has also been a technical assessor for NATA’s quality certification audits.
For 25 years, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC has continuously delivered THE best quality land-based and iGaming testing and consulting services with supreme accuracy while reducing time to market. With 21 laboratory locations spread across Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America and South America, GLI is the only global organization of its kind to hold U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020, and 17065 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. For more information, visit www.gaminglabs.com.
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