The 2022 Games Industry State of Play
 
We dived into the progress the games industry has made in 2022, not just from a financial perspective, but focusing on the important topics of diversity recruitment and living post Covid.

 

Dr. Joe Twist OBE

Dr. Joe Twist OBE
CEO
Ukie

 

James Dodd

James Dodd
Vice Chair & Partner
OMG & Martin Tripp Associates

 

Cinzia Musio

Cinzia Musio
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Code Coven

Unlocking Growth in the UK Games Industry
 
This session looked at the importance of investment and business support for the UK Games businesses continued growth.

 

Julia Kenny

Julia Kenny
Head of Scouting
Thunderful Group

 

Steve Tinkler

Steve Tinkler
CEO & Founder
Level Up Partners

 

Jennifer Schneidereit

Jennifer Schneidereit
Co-Founder
Nayamyam

Innovation in Games

During this panel session, we talked to leading games businesses' about games innovation in 2022 and what's to come.

 

Stuart Muckley

Stuart Muckley
Managing Director
Code Wizards

 

Mark Easton

Mark Easton
Gaming Solutions Architect
Amazon Web Services

Traditional sports in Esports

In this fireside chat, we explored how traditional sports are using Games and Esports to engage with the next generation of fans.

 

Guillaume Vergnas

Guillaume Vergnas
Senior Business Development Manager
Alpine

 

Alex Coulson

Alex Coulson
Managing Director
NSE

 

Heather Dower

Heather Dower
Founder & CEO
Hotdrop

Sustainability in Games
 
In this session we looked at how games can play an important role in climate change. By using games and play to help educate on climate issues and support global green initiatives.

 

Jude Ower MBE

Jude Ower MBE
Founder & CEO
Playmob