Dr Jo Twist OBE


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Dr Jo Twist has been CEO of Ukie since 2012. Before this she was Channel 4’s Commissioning Editor for Education, where she commissioned Digital Emmy-winning Battlefront II, free to play browser and iOS games, (Sweatshop, Nomnation and International Racing Squirrels) and social media projects. Dr Twist is Chair of the BAFTA Games Committee and is a member of the Creative Industries Council. She is also a Visiting Professor at Ravensbourne University, a Trustee for Historic Royal Palaces, a London Tech Ambassador, a VP of Special Effect, and sits on various other advisory groups. Dr Twist was awarded an OBE for her services to the creative industries in 2016.

Dr Jo Twist OBE is speaking at the following session/s

What's Next for the UK Games Industry?

Wednesday 27th October: 11.00 - 11.45 Room 2

Discover what's coming up for the UK games industry through this informative talk. We'll discuss how the industry negotiated the Covid crisis, where the industry is today and what needs to happen for it to keep growing strong (and with support from the wider world).


  • A clear understanding of the current standing of the UK games industry today.
  • Knowledge of the major challenges that the industry is facing and ideas on how to negotiate them.
  • Discovery of the opportunities the sector can seize at local, national and international level.

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