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Top 100 Women in Games: Lidia Rumley

When I first set foot in the games industry back in the mid-1990s, I had no idea what an amazing path I was going to travel,” says Rumley. Since then, Rumley has worked with some of the biggest names in games, including EA, UbisoftandEidos – and some of the most …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Debbie Rawlings

Rawlings is currently the director of operations for development studio and consultancy firm Auroch Digital. Multi-talented, Rawlings’ responsibilies at the outlet include HR, marketing and publicity, games production, business development and finance. Keenly involved with the community in Bristol and the South West, Rawlings is the director and co-founder of …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Kat Osman

Turning away from her degree in geological engineering not long after graduation, Osman started at Herald Communications/Fleishman Hillard as a temp, before being offered a full time position on the consumer tech team. Accounts included Fox Pathe, the ER Show, The Gala Group and Eidos Interactive – the latter being …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Jade Parkinson-Hill

Following the Next Gen report in 2011, Parkinson-Hill led the bid to open the first Studio school in the UK, specialising in gaming and digital technology for young people aged 14 to 19. The Studio opened in Liverpool in 2013. Parkinson-Hill has also worked with key industry stakeholders to co-create …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Cat Channon

Cat Channon, international director of public relations at Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment UK, recalls her journey into the games industry My first job was at an independent games exchange – I was surrounded by a library of games old and new that I could play almost all day, every day. …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Vicky Smalley

After a series of programming jobs at firms including Sony, Climax and more, Smalley became CTO of If You Can in 2013. If You Can is an adventure game for iPad that aims to teach children social and emotional learning, with the aim of improving their emotional intelligence and helping …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Siobhan Reddy

Reddy is co-founder and studio director of LittleBigPlanet creator Media Molecule. South African born, with a childhood in Australia, Reddy moved to the UK aged 18 where she worked at Perfect Entertainment, before moving to Burnout firm Criterion Games in 1999. She co-founded Media Molecule in 2006, acting as executive …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Emma Simkiss

Simkiss was responsible for building up one of the biggest games networks in the world – Xbox Live Gold – as business manager for two years, before jumping ship to Sony last October to become senior manager for PlayStation Plus. Alongside three colleagues, she also helped form the Women of …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Ella Romanos

Romanos began working in games in 2008, after graduating from university. Setting up development studio Remode with fellow graduate Martin Darby, Romanos was CEO for six years, building a studio of 20 people and creating games for a range of clients. In 2014, Romanos and Darby decided to close Remode, …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Carri Cunliffe

After a stint at Codeworks and becoming founder and conference director for GameHorizon, in 2011 Cunliffe became MD of events firm Secret Sauce. Known for her development of innovative and detailed events, as well as skilled management of exhibitions, product launches and dinners, Cunliffe is known for leading the way …

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