Leadership Team

David Steicke

Non-executive Chairman

A successful entrepreneur, David obtained university degrees in Pure Mathematics, Mathematical Physics and Education between 1980 and 1986 in Australia. His mathematics and computing skills were instrumental in the foundation of a successful career in derivatives trading. David was an Executive Director of Swiss media company 4MEDiA GROUP AG from 1998 to 2002. From 2003 to 2008 David was an Executive Director of Viamedici, a software company located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and England developing print and digital media. Since 2005 David has resided in Hong Kong and in addition to his trading manages a wide range of varied and successful businesses. He boasts a strong passion for sport and still travels home to Adelaide to watch his favorite sporting teams play each year as well as to Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton and elsewhere in the UK to watch his beloved Wolves Football Club do battle on the football pitch.

Andrew W Scott

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Born in Australia, Andrew moved to Hong Kong in 2005 and Macau in 2009, when he founded O MEDIA. In an eclectic career he has been an accountant, nightclub manager, sports betting business manager, educator, high stakes poker player and television commentator, journalist and publisher. He has over 30 years’ experience visiting and commentating on gaming and hospitality businesses and is now a journalist and executive with deep knowledge in the gaming and leisure sectors in Macau and the region. Andrew was the 2014 Macau Person of the Year and is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a permanent member of the Macau Gaming Management Association, and was formerly Vice Chairman of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Macau. He is a member of the International Federation of Journalists, the Portuguese and English Press Association of Macau and the Poker Tournament Directors Association. He is a well recognised media commentator in Macau on a range of issues and is extensively networked.

Victoria Man

Director of Events & Projects

Born in Macau, Victoria has a multicultural and diverse work background, with work experience in Macau, Hong Kong, Portugal, South Africa, Mozambique and Angola. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).

She also holds a Master in Law from the University Classica of Lisbon, Portugal. She has held a range of diverse positions including Director of Business Relations in Angolan Steel Ltd. and Project Director of Chung Fung (PYT) Ltd, a South African based group. Victoria returned to Macau in 2016 and lead the Business Awards of Macau until November 2019. She is experienced in media relations and events and is passionate about connecting people from different countries and industries. She also succeeded in helping a local English media expand its mainland Chinese market and international market.

Victoria is currently responsible for all events organized by O MEDIA and its flagship media brand Inside Asian Gaming, including the Asian Gaming Power 50 Black Tie Gala Dinner held each November, the G2E Asia Awards held each May and the Macau After Dark series of industry networking events, among others.

She is also responsible for government relations, public relations and community relations for O MEDIA as well as overseeing existing and developing new special projects for the group.

Likewise, she is the vice president of Macau Youth Media Association and the board member of next term of Associação de Imprensa de Lingua Portuguesa e Inglesa de Macau.

Ben Blaschke

Managing Editor

A former sports journalist in Sydney, Australia, Ben has been Managing Editor of Inside Asian Gaming since early 2016. He played a leading role in developing and launching IAG Breakfast Briefing in April 2017 and oversees as well as being a key contributor to all of IAG’s editorial pursuits.

 

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