Robin Burgess

Director, Responsibility in Gambling Trust


Robin Burgess is the Director of the Responsibility in Gambling Trust, the UK national body which commissions treatment, prevention and research into problem gambling.

Robin has worked for over twenty years in the addiction field, as CEO of a large voluntary sector provider agency, and policy maker in government and outside. Most recently he led on community policy in the Home Office drug strategy directorate, with responsibility for policing, crack strategy, housing, regeneration, prostitution and homelessness related to drugs.

Robin has published a range of policy and practice guides on various aspects of addiction. He has been a trustee of several national policy and practice agencies and has a strong commitment to the voluntary sector.