A highly experienced Executive with a career spanning two decades, with prior positions in the world’s leading entertainment and videogames corporations including Rockstar Games, Ubisoft, Warner Bros. NCSOFT and Hi-Rez Studios . Veronique has a deep knowledge and understanding of the global gaming market having assumed senior roles at prominent Eastern and Western studios. A thought leader in her field of video games publishing, with a heavyweight marketing background focused on digital publishing, online games-as-a-service and the application of new media technologies and practices. Veronique is regularly consulted by industry bodies as an authority on the digital future of the gaming business, she has a long-standing role on the UKIE board and the BAFTA committee.
Sign up to our e-newsletter for all the latest news!Sign up now
Develop is a very important place – it’s one of the few developer focussed conferences we have in Europe and that makes it very valuable.
People should come to Develop because it’s where the UK games industry meets.
One of the things I like about Develop is it brings people together from across Europe and the whole world. There is a very high level of professionals here, so you have company leaders having drinks with juniors from their community.
Dr Mata Haggis-Burridge
Building games is hard and it’s taxing physically, mentally and emotionally. So being around a community that understands that is great – there’s a comraderie here.
A lot of the opportunities that come from being here are speaking to other developers who are doing exactly the same thing as you. And there are some good parties – it’s very much a pleasurable work experience!
It’s really nice to see some of the younger people in our studio come to Develop, interact with other people in the dev community and make new contacts. I think it’s really important to learn from other people.
If you really want to have a good interface with the British game developer community then this is the place to come.
Develop is an excellent way of catching up with people – there’s a really nice community feel here.
Mike Bithell Games
We are so lucky to have Develop here in the UK. It’s a unique event where you can come and discover new things with people who care passionately about video games. It’s a sea full of new ideas.
Develop always gets put in the diary. There are many reasons to be here, not just the talks, but the networking, people exchanging ideas about where the industry is right now and where it’s going to. It’s pretty essential to be here I think.
Ian Livingstone, CBE
There are many ways you can be part of Develop:Brighton - including taking a booth in the Expo or choosing one of the many sponsorship opporunities during the event or at the Star Awards.Contact us now!