Pieter Remmers

Founder Assissa Consultancy Europe

Pieter Remmers is a veteran in the area of responsible gambling / safer gambling, consultancy and training of gambling industry professionals. He has been involved in projects with the gambling industry since 1989.  Pieter started his career as the director of an outpatient clinic for addiction problems, Jellinek, in the early 80’s.

His company Assissa Consultancy Europe works/worked on responsible gaming policies and programs in a number of countries i.e. Netherlands, South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore, Canada, Malta, France, Sweden and others. He is also a very experiences trainer, over years of training and a registered MI (Motivational Interviewing) trainer. Besides Pieter is a consultant worldwide for as well as the gambling and betting industry land based and online, casinos, slot machine halls and lotteries and for regulators or other governmental bodies.

He works/worked with companies like: IGT/Lottomatica (USA, Italy), Holland Casino (The Netherlands), Kindred/ Unibet (UK , Malta), Sun International (South Africa),  Svenska Spel (Sweden), Gauselmann/Merkur (Germany), Betsson (Sweden, Malta), Preasepe (UK), Fair Play Casinos (The Netherlands), Staatsloterij / Lotto NL (The Netherlands), Casino 2000 (Luxembourg), SNAI (Italy), Betfair (UK), Novomatic (Austria), JOA (France) and Industry Branche organizations like AWI (Germany), VAN (The Netherlands), ANESAR (Spain) European Casino Association (Belgium), European Lotteries (Belgium) and many more.

He also works/worked for governments and regulators in a number of countries for example: Singapore, The Netherlands, Sweden, South Africa.

Currently he is very much involved in projects dealing with the problem of match fixing and AML and e-learning modules in different languages (English, German, French, Spanish and Dutch).

He is a member of the Executive Committee and serves as Secretary General of the European Association for the Study of Gambling (EASG) since 1997.  In this capacity he is also the organizer of a conference every two years somewhere in Europe which is a real meeting point for regulators, industry, researchers/academics and representatives from treatment organizations.

Furthermore he is a shareholder and board member of HANDS (Human Assistance Network for Daily Support, 24 x 7 counseling services).

In 2003 he was the initiator of G4 (Global Gambling Guidance Group).  G4 deals with an International Accreditation System on responsible gambling for the gambling, betting and lottery industry land based and online.  Since 2004 Pieter is the Chair of the Board of G4.


Main Stage

IMGL MASTERCLASS: Divieti di pubblicità: cosa verrà dopo

  • Laura Aria, Commissario, AGCOM
  • Pieter Remmers, Safer gambling expert, President Assissa Consultancy Europe, (Olanda)
  • Danielle Bush, Mc Carthy (Canada)
  • Bill Pascrell, Partner, Princeton Public Affairs Group (NJ, Stati Uniti)
  • Wulf Hambach, founding partner Hambach and Hambach (Germania)
  • MODERA: Cosmina Simion, Partner, Simion & Baciu (Romania)
14:30 - 15:00

Future Room

IV TAVOLA ROTONDA: Dal gioco responsabile al gioco sostenibile – evoluzione verso un approccio integrato al giocatore

  • Francesco Gaziano, Chief Marketing Officer and CCO DigitalEjis
  • Pieter Remmers, CEO, Assissa Consultancy Europe
  • Stefano Fregoni, Managing Director, FilsGame
  • Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officier Playtech

MODERA: Ewa Bakun, Director of Industry Insight and Engagement, Clarion Gaming