Reuben Portanier

Partner, Afilexion Alliance


Reuben is a C-Level professional with executive management experience in the consultancy, technology and gaming sectors and is a founding partner of Afilexion Alliance, an advisory firm serving the Gaming, Fintech, Blockchain, Telecoms and Technology sectors Reuben is a former CEO of the Malta Gaming Authority and former advisor to the Government of Malta on Gaming Policy and European Regulatory policy. Mr. Portanier was also one of the European Commission’s Expert Group Members on the European Union Action Plan for Online Gaming and was the author of Malta’s submission to the European Union’s Green Paper on On-line Gaming. In 2013, Mr. Portanier was awarded as one of the 50 most influential persons in the gaming industry by the Gaming Intelligence Magazine. Mr Portanier also served as board trustee with the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) in 2013. Mr. Portanier also held management consultancy experience with Arthur Andersen, and various C-Level positions in the ICT sector Mr Portanier is a Board Member of the Malta Football Association, sitting on the board which adjudicates charges on bribery and illegal betting in football. Mr Portanier is also a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL).
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