Management Team

Luke Alvarez
President and CEO of Inspired Entertainment, Inc.

Luke co-founded Inspired in 2002 and has been Chief Executive Officer since its inception.

Prior to this, he held digital strategy, product development and business development roles at Comshare Inc. (a NASDAQ listed enterprise software company), The Boston Consulting Group (a leading strategy adviser), Boo.com (an early internet retailer) and Emap plc (a FTSE100 media group).

Luke graduated with First Class Honors and an M.Phil in Philosophy from Kings College, Cambridge, and was a visiting Fulbright Scholar to the University of California Berkeley, where he was awarded the Ralph W. Church Scholarship.
From 2004 – 2006, Luke was a Non-Executive Director of Leisure Link Holdings (a large UK gaming route operator) and The Cloud Networks Ltd (Europe’s leading wifi startup).

Steven Holmes
Chief Legal Officer of Inspired Entertainment, Inc.

Steven joined Inspired in 2007 and has been the Group’s General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer since 2009.

Prior to this, he held positions in the commercial and intellectual property departments at Nortel Networks drafting and negotiating agreements with 3G operators and lead a WIMAX licensing program. He also previously held various commercial roles at Siemens Communications, the University of Manchester and British Gas PLC.

Steven received an LLB (Hons) in Law from the University of Hull, a Masters with Distinction in IT and Telecoms Law from the University of Strathclyde and passed the LPC with Distinction at the University of Westminster.

Stewart Baker
Chief Financial Officer

Stewart joined Inspired as Group Financial Controller in 2014, before being promoted to Director of Finance in 2015.

Prior to this Stewart held a number of finance roles at Experian Plc (a FTSE 100 Global information services company), including Divisional Financial Controller, and before to this within the audit department of Deloitte LLP.

Stewart graduated with First Class Honours in BSc Economics from the University of Sheffield where he received the Knoop Prize, which is awarded to the highest scoring Economics final year student. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Dave Wilson
COO of Inspired Entertainment, Inc.

Dave has been COO since September 2014, was previously COO and CFO from Sept 2008 and prior to this was COO Leisure Link (now part of group) from June 2005 having joined the group as a Consultant in April 2004.

Prior to this from 2001 to 2004, Dave performed independent consulting services and was Director of Strategy and Business Development at an IT services company.

Dave started his career in 1981 at Nortel Networks and progressed through Finance, Operations, Business Development, Product Management and senior Business unit/VP roles over twenty years in both North America and Europe (Ireland/France) and in both voice and data network product sectors.

Dave graduated in 1980 with an MBA (Business Strategy and Marketing) from the University of Toronto having previously completed a Bachelor degree in Commerce (Finance) from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Lee Gregory
CCO VLT

Responsible for VLT strategy and integrated VLT P&L
Over 30 years experience in the European retail gaming sector
Previously spent 20+ years in Game and Product delivery

Steve Rogers
CCO Digital Games

Responsible for divisional P&L and Product Strategy of Digital Games
>10 years of experience at Inspired and >15 within the Virtual Sports sector
Previously held role of COO at Red Vision (a company acquired by Inspired in 2006)

Tariq Tufail
Vice President of Software Delivery

Tariq joined Inspired's technology team in January 2007 as a senior software developer. He held the position of Chief Architect for four years before taking on his current role in 2016. He is now responsible for the architecture, development and delivery of software for all platform products.

Tariq graduated with First Class Honours and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Wales, Bangor.

Vitaliano Casalone
President Italy

President of Inspired Italy
Previously held roles as Chief Executive Officer of Lottomatica International and was President of Italy’s Federation on Gaming Technology

Steven Collett
Chief Product Officer

Steve has over 10 years of experience at Inspired and has been Chief Product Officer since September 2016. Responsible for all Content and Innovation at Inspired, his previous roles include UK Market Product Director and Head of VLT Product Development.