KCMG Gaming was founded with the objective of delivering effective, insightful and sustainable solutions to our clients, that produce results which exceed their expectation.
We are able to deliver on these objectives using the collective experience of our Partners and a cohesive network of highly skilled, internationally recognised Associates who are acknowledged leaders in their respective areas of expertise. Together, we have diverse functional specialities which are underpinned by our common values and operating methodologies.
This wealth of experience ensures that KCMG is uniquely positioned to ensure clients reach a positive outcome in their projects, whether it be a new product launch; updating the floor mix or operating procedures in your casino or drafting new or updated legislation in a jurisdiction.
Meet The Team
Iain London – Founder
As the Founder and Principle Consultant, Iain is an industry veteran of almost thirty years and has a proven track record across many areas of our industry having worked in senior management positions, before founding KCMG.
Having begun his career with South African operator Sun International in 1992, he has subsequently worked across Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, as both an operator and a supplier, holding senior roles with multi-national companies such as Sun International, Casino Magic, Maxbet Gaming, Playtech, Zitro and Aristocrat.
In addition to his deep understanding of the gaming industry’s trends and technologies, Iain’s multi-disciplinary expertise across the marketing mix, sales and business development enables him to drive strategic initiatives globally, whilst his experience positions him uniquely to meet the challenges inherent in competing successfully at a global level.
Adv. Herman Kruger – Associate
Herman is a lawyer by trade and serves as Legal Counsel to various gaming companies worldwide.
Admitted to practice as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, Herman has been specialising in gambling law and legislation for more than 25 years. Acknowledged as an expert in the drafting of legislation, he was involved in the drafting of most of the South African gambling legislation, including laws, regulations and rules. He was also involved in the drafting of the SABS technical standards for hardware and software for gambling equipment.
Herman also has many years of experience as a Regulator and joined the Mpumalanga Gambling Board, as the first staff member in 1995. Over the years he consulted for various local and foreign Gambling Boards and apart from drafting legislation, also assisted in the drafting of Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) for casino developments and other licenses.
He also assisted various foreign gaming jurisdictions with the drafting of gambling legislation and other related legal and compliance matters. He had the opportunity to visit most of the major gaming jurisdictions in the world and attended various international courses in gambling law and compliance, such as the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
Advocate Kruger was also involved in the formation of various gaming associations in South Africa in his capacity as a Legal Advisor and Consultant.
DJ Smith – Associate
DJ is passionate about supporting the advancement of casino businesses and casino people by sharing over three decades of experience in rising to the top of casino organisations and across the functions. He has a particular interest in investment analysis and planning, product performance and data analytics. He is an MBA graduate with distinctions in New Venture planning, development and financing; Business Analysis Methods; Financial Management; Strategy and the Management of Innovation. DJ is also qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant.
Jake Waller – Associate
Jake has been in gaming for over thirty three years, having left the Royal Air Force to take up a position with Sun International. Since then, his experience has grown exponentially as his abundant energy and outstanding organising skills have seen him involved in not only the running of gaming operations but also the planning and project managing of casino developments all over Latin America, Europe, UK, Asia and Africa.
Jake’s focus is on operational casino consulting, such as, new casino development; project management and management contracts where his ongoing commitment to the development of best-practice systems and procedures and the professional development of staff through leadership, coaching and training has seen him most recently open the premier casino resort in the Seychelles, Club Liberté Casino.