Russell Wood is a professional trainer and business advisor. He has held senior board, commercial and operational roles in the gaming and leisure industry. He works with pub, leisure and local authority clients providing training, management of clients contracts, and developing gaming and retail operations. A former Fellow of the British Institute of Inn-keeping, he has held gaming licenses in the UK and the Isle of Man; represented the BBPA in government consultations; is an associate member of BACTA and a UK Personal Licence holder. He is a co-author with Guy Arnold of the Reputation Book, published by LID Publishing.