On board the board
TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced the appointment of Neon Play's CEO Oli Christie as one its new board members. Here is a Q&A from Oli on Pocket Gamer.
Other runners and riders also new to the board are Ella Romanos MD of Remode; Giselle Stewart, General Manager of Ubisoft Reflections; Nick Brown, CEO of Boss Level; Adrian Hawkins, COO of Kuju Entertainment; and Mike Hawkyard of 4T2.
TIGA’s other board members are: Gareth Edmondson, CEO of Thumbstar Games; Mark Gerhard, CEO of Jagex; Colin Anderson, CEO of Denki; John Chasey; Karl Hilton, MD of Crytek; Ian Hetherington, CEO of Eegeo; Patrick O'Luanaigh, CEO of nDreams; Philip Oliver, CEO of Blitz Games and Mark Webley, Head of Studios, Lionhead.
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Oli Christie, CEO of Neon Play commented, "These are exciting yet challenging times for the UK games industry and I hope I can take my experiences of starting a new mobile games studio and help TIGA and its members in any way possible. It's a great honour to be voted onto the TIGA board and I look forward to doing my bit."
TIGA CEO Dr Richard Wilson, said, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Ella, Giselle, Nick, Oli, Adrian and Mike to the TIGA board. The experience our new board members have within the gaming industry will ensure that we continue to be innovative and to lead the way in supporting developers and digital publishers.”
Jason Kingsley, TIGA Chairman and CEO and Creative Director of Rebellion said, “TIGA exists to advance the interests of its members and the wider games industry. I am delighted to welcome the new members to the TIGA board. I look forward to working with them to strengthen TIGA and to continue to support our wider membership.”