Meet EPIC Risk Management

EPIC Founder Paul Buck

Paul Buck

Founder and Group CEO

Paul Buck uses his business acumen, plus the personal experience of suffering, and overcoming, a pathological gambling disorder, and its devastating effects, to now head the UK and Ireland’s top problem gambling consultancy. Paul is recognised as the UK’s leading specialist in organisational risk solutions and gambling at work policies and has made many media appearances talking about the financial, legal and regulatory risks that gambling addiction presents to organisations, particularly in high risk industries.

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Justyn Larcombe

Operations Director

Justyn Larcombe Bed (Hons) ACII is one of the leading experts on problem gambling in the UK. After leaving the Army he enjoyed an eleven year career in the City of London as a Lloyd’s insurance broker, including time with global broker Marsh and a high profile management role at Willis Ltd. Justyn has been instrumental in developing education and learning platforms across the industry, specialising in Corporate Risk Management.

Justyn is a motivational speaker, author and media commentator and regularly advises the medical profession and government on gambling related issues. Justyn is a Senior Associate with EPIC whilst whilst continuing his consulting work developing qualifications for the financial industry.

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Liz Karter


Liz Karter is a leading UK specialist in gambling addiction, author and speaker. Practicing since 2001 Liz has helped hundreds of men and women successfully move beyond gambling addiction to live rewarding lives.

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Philip Mawer


Phil Mawer is a successful remote site management executive who has had an exciting career in some of the world’s most dangerous countries. Despite being university educated, financially secure and happily married, he slipped into a gambling addiction.

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