He will focus on furthering the company’s position as a leading casino gaming and business intelligence consultancy.
Mr MacKillop has twenty three years experience as a senior police officer tackling organised and serious crimes, following which he practiced for five years as a Barrister. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the gaming industry, developing compliance policies, providing due diligence investigations and regulating licensees. Prior to joining Spectrum OSO Asia, Mr MacKillop led the Investigations Department of Venetian Macau Ltd. in Macau. He was previously a Senior Regulatory Inspector and legal advisor to the CEO at the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.
“This is a tremendous opportunity. I am looking forward to working with the exciting and dynamic company that is Spectrum OSO Asia, and to using my knowledge and experience to the benefit of our clients”, said Mr MacKillop.
“We are very pleased to have an executive of Norman’s caliber join our team”, said Spectrum OSO Asia CEO William O’Reilly. “Macau and China are undergoing rapid changes and hold tremendous potential. With his background and experience, Norman adds a new level of expertise to our already extensive gaming capabilities”.
Mr MacKillop, who is based in Macau, is fluent in Cantonese.
About Spectrum OSO Asia Ltd
Founded in 2003, Spectrum OSO Asia Ltd (spec-oso.com) is a specialist provider of business intelligence and related services in Asia, and currently has offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Macau and Bangkok. Services include Business Intelligence, Due Diligence, Litigation Support, Asset Tracing, Employee Vetting, CT-PAT Audits, Security Reviews, Anti-Money Laundering Controls, Political Risk Analysis and Executive Protection.
In 2006, Spectrum OSO Asia conducted due diligence investigations into more than 300 companies and individuals across Asia, in countries including Australia, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong & Macau), India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Through its strategic partnership with Spectrum Gaming Group, Spectrum OSO Asia also provides casino gaming consultancy services including the evaluation of gaming markets, junket operator vetting, development of business plans and assistance to casino owners in respect of oversight and fiduciary responsibilities. In addition, through its strategic partnership with The OSO Group Ltd, Spectrum OSO Asia is able to offer a global portfolio of investigation, risk management and security consultancy services.
In 2005, Spectrum OSO Asia worked with Spectrum Gaming Group on behalf of the Government of Singapore to conduct full probity investigations, over a period of approximately one year, into the corporate applicants for the multi-billion dollar Integrated Resort projects proposed for Marina Bay and Sentosa Island.