Non Executive Chairman
Graham Parr was involved in the management buyout of Pontin's Holidays in 1987 and served as Managing Director until 1995. In 1997, he co-founded Arena Leisure PLC and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 2001 and thereafter as a Non-Executive Director until 2004. He undertook the formation and development of 'At the Races’.
Graham has previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Gaming International Limited and Ocean Parcs Limited. Graham has also served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of AIM listed Probability Plc until August 2012 and as Non-Executive Director of Timeweave plc until November 2012
Chief Executive Officer
Tony Fabrizi qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in 1986 and joined James Capel (later HSBC Investment Bank) in 1987. He worked in corporate finance and spent eight years undertaking UK transactions, becoming a director in 1993. During his last three years at HSBC he was responsible for the other financial and fund management activities within corporate broking
Tony joined RP&C, a US Investment Bank, as a partner in 1998 to help develop its UK business
In 2002 he established Ghaliston Limited as a corporate finance advisory business. Over the next 4 years Ghaliston acted as financial advisor to 10 companies listing on AIM and raised capital for a number of private companies. In May 2006, Ghaliston Limited acquired Merchant Securities Limited, a private client stockbroking business and the enlarged company listed on AIM in November 2006. Tony resigned as CEO of that company in June 2008
William Henbrey has more than 30 years' experience in the gaming industry and is a Chartered Accountant. A partner at BDO London from 1978 until his retirement in 2006, William headed up the firm's Betting and Gaming Unit within the Leisure and Hospitality Group. He has acted as both business assurance and financial adviser to a wide range of clients in the sector, both private and public in the UK and internationally, on business and strategic planning, flotations, acquisitions and disposals.
William's gaming clients have included Coral, Pleasurama, Tote and Boylesports. He has also advised a number of online gaming businesses including 888, Aspinalls Online, Betbull, Bowman International, Empire Poker, Fairground Gaming, FireOne and St Minver.