Vice President, Global Services
Gaming Laboratories International
Mr. Ian Hughes is Vice President of Global Services for GLI. Mr. Hughes is responsible for directing and overseeing professional services provided by GLI laboratories and providing technical advice and certification services to regulators globally. Mr. Hughes has been actively engaged in the compliance of gaming equipment globally for the past 20 years and is currently based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He is also responsible for GLI Operations in the Asia Pacific region, is the Managing Director of GLI Australia and was responsible for the compliance evaluation of both national and state systems, including the NSW monitoring system and the New Zealand system. He is a regular liaison of GLI’s global laboratories, planning to achieve maximum utilization of resources and client services. As part of that responsibility, he contributes and oversees implementation of operating and strategic plans. He ensures the development and use of tools and other methods to make sure client expectations are consistently being met. In fact, he led the development of many of GLI’s innovative and value-added tools, including GLI Link®, Point.Click.Transfer.SM, and GLI S.C.A.L.E.SM.
Mr. Hughes takes an active role and represents GLI interests on various committees and industry forums with regard to gaming policy and standards where he brings his passion, expertise and knowledge. Mr. Hughes holds a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.