Director, Office of Responsible Gambling
Natalie is the Director, Office of Responsible Gambling, in the Better Regulation division of the NSW Department of Customer Service. Natalie has worked in gambling harm prevention since 2016, establishing the Office of Responsible Gambling in 2017 and leads prevention, early intervention and support programs for people experiencing gambling harm. She has previously worked in a range of public sector agencies in portfolios covering infrastructure, major events and tourism as well as food, liquor and gaming regulation. Natalie has extensive experience in government services, engagement and communication, holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Clinical Psychologist & Supervisor
Sophia Tran is a Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor at the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic (GTRC), University of Sydney. She holds an Honours degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, both from the University of New South Wales. Sophia has in-depth experience providing individual and group treatment to problem gamblers, counselling services to family members of gamblers, and delivering presentations and workshops to health professionals and community organisations about problem gambling. She has also been involved in the development of an innovative cognitive-based treatment program for problem gambling.