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Reuben Portanier

Affiliated - Consultant

Reuben.Portanier's picture Partner, Afilexion Alliance
66, GTG, Old Bakery Street
Valletta, VLT1454
Office: +356 21242713
Mobile: +356 77473291
Fax: +356
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.afilexion.com

Reuben Portanier is one of the founding partners of Afilexion Alliance, an advisory firm servicing the technology related sectors, including gaming. Reuben is a C-Level professional with executive management experience in the consultancy, technology and gaming sectors and is a former CEO of the Malta Gaming Authority, a position which he held for almost 5 years. Between 2009 and 2013, Reuben also acted as an advisor to the Government of Malta on Gaming Policy and European Regulatory policy, whilst he 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, Reuben was awarded as one of the 50 most influential persons in the gaming industry by the Gaming Intelligence Magazine, whilst in 2018 he was awarded as the iGaming Consultant of the Year by iGaming Idol. Reuben also served as board trustee with the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) in 2013. As from July 2014, Reuben is a Board Member of the Malta Football Association, sitting on the board which adjudicates charges on bribery and illegal betting in football. In 2016, Reuben was the lead consultant on a EEA matrix study on gaming regulatory technical requirements, which was commissioned by the European Commission. Mr. Portanier also held management consultancy experience with Arthur Andersen, and held C-Level positions in the ICT sector. In 2014, Reuben founded Avviza, an advisory firm serving the gaming and fintech sectors, and which he merged with GTG Advocates to establish Afilexion Alliance in 2017. Reuben is also the co-founder of Caledo, a licensed Virtual Financial Assets Agent and Advisory in Malta, dealing with DLT and Cyrpto-currency regulatory matters.