Finalists 2021

Congratulations to the 75 finalists of iGaming Idol 2021 – good luck on the 20th October on the awards night at Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta.

Account Manager Idol of the Year

James Davies

Best Client Manager

Christine Parkhill

Head of Account Management

Barry Mahon

Commercial Manager at Evolution

Affiliate Manager Idol of the Year

Shakyra Jonsson

Affiliate Manager

Nathalie Bjurenborg Wirf

Head of Affiliates

Srdjan Kapor

Head of Affiliate & Acquisition

Casino Dealer Idol of the Year

Chiara Vitale

Game Presenter/Show Host

Iacopo Saviozzi

Excellent Game Presenter

Estere Buivide

Live Casino Game host

Casino Product Idol of the Year

Jimmi Meilstrup


Todd Haushalter


Yossi Koka

Product Team Leader

Compliance and Regulated Markets Idol of the Year

Fiona Jane Hughes

Compliance Manager

Gustaf Hofstedt

Secretary General

Francesca Psaila

Senior Legal Counsel

Customer Service Idol of the Year

Christian Olf

Customer Service Specialist

Alena Anders

CS Manager

Dimitri Cloots

Head of Customer Support

Design Idol of the Year

Roberta Galea

Head of Design

Yana Pace

Lead Designer - Creative

Jake Spiteri

Senior Motion Graphic Artist

Developer Idol of the Year

Gerrit Gruesgen

Software Development Manager

Steven Camilleri

Senior Frontend Web Developer


Thies Petersen

Head of Development

Finance Manager Idol of the Year

Patrick Tuohy

Business Controller

Fernando Mercieca

Finance Manager

Karin Thunhol

Chief Financial Officer

HR Business Partner Idol of the Year

Andrea Saliba

People & Culture Manager

Rebecca De Gaetano

HR Business Partner

Joshua Camilleri Briffa

People Business Partner

Fraud and Risk Idol of the Year

Maksims Dobrovolskis

Head of Risk and Fraud

Kristofer Muscat

Group Head of Risk and Fraud

Kliment Velev

Risk and Fraud Manager

Manager Idol of the Year

Eirik Kristiansen


Motti Gil


Tim Parker


Marketing Manager Idol of the Year

Jan Wienk

Head of Marketing

Kirsten Openshaw

Head of Digital Marketing

Mery Blomqvist

Group CMO

Office Management Idol of the Year

Lisa Galea

Office and Event Manager

Veronica Zammit

Workplace Experience Manager

Kristiine Molder

Head of office and Administrative Services

Rising Star Idol of the Year

Lilit Azatyan

Head of B2B Marketing Department

Lukas Galea

Content marketer (English markets)

Mirko Zagami

Domain Architect

Sales Idol of the Year

Salvatore Marino

Commercial Director

Domenico Mazzola

Commercial Director

Phil Pearson

Chief Operations Officer & Head Of Sales

SEO Idol of the Year

Roman Petrusca

Head of SEO

Hector Izurrategui

Senior SEO analyst

Jeanette Micallef

SEO Specialist

VIP Idol of the Year

Gali Hartuv

Head of Customer Engagement and Training

Toni Kolehmainen

Head of VIP

Francesco Luna

Key Account Manager

CEO of the Year

Martin Carlesund

Group CEO

Henrik Tjärnström


Martina Åkerlund


Young Leader of the Year

Karim Lamlih

Head of Gaming

Laura Peretta

Supplier Relations Manager

Carl Wiggman


Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Maris Catania Bonello

Head of Responsible Gaming

Todd Haushalter


Nik Robinson


Employer Branding of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Environment and Social Responsibility Excellence of the Year

Employer of the Year

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