Clive Hawkswood has been Chief Executive of the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) since its establishment in August 2005. Before that he was the General Secretary of ARGO. Clive was formerly head of the Betting & Racing Branch at the British Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). Prior to that, he was at the Home Office, spending time in both the Gambling Section and the Horseracing Policy Team. Earlier in his career he spent several years working in the bookmaking industry. Clive is also a Board member for the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG), which promotes responsible gambling measures within the gambling industry.