Andy Payne, Chair, British eSports Association

Andy is an experienced video games entrepreneur of 32 years. He chaired trade body Ukie from 2005-2015 where he is now a board member. Andy is a board advisor at games developer Bossa Studios. He is a founder of mobile & tablet specialist AppyNation , Gambitious, the world’s first equity based crowdfunding platform for games, Just Flight a simulation specialists and games industry charity, GamesAid, where he is now a Parton as well as being VP of games charity, Special Effect.  Andy also chaired the European Gaming League until Oct 2016 & is now chairing the British esports Association.