Sally Jones

Gambling Commission


In 2020, Sally Jones was appointed COO of the Gambling Commission, where she is now also the joint-CEO. The Gambling Commission, a government body that licenses, regulates, advises and provides guidance to the individuals and businesses that offer gambling – including the National Lottery. A major focus of the Commission has been a major and wide-ranging review into laws governing the sector to ensure they are fit for the digital age, which was launched by the government in December 2020. Jones is a senior board level executive with a diverse background across complex, networked organisations in the professional, private and public sectors. She also has significant experience in business transformation and change programmes. Her career has encompassed head of e-services at the Cabinet Office and COO roles at various legal firms.