About George Osborn

George Osborn is the Editor of Video Games Industry Memo. He is a video games expert with over a decade of experience communicating about games to the wider world.

George spent half a decade as Head of Campaigns and Communications at video games industry trade body Ukie, where he shared the economic, social, political and cultural story of the sector with audiences beyond games.

George has appeared as an expert commentator about video games for outlets such as BBC News, Sky News, Times Radio and Politico, acting as an industry expert on topics such as Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the potential link between video games and addiction and the impact of immigration and skills policy on the sector.

He is also a familiar face on the industry circuit. George has received by-lines in publications such as The Guardian, Games Industry Biz, Pocket Gamer Biz, Eurogamer and PC Games N writing about a range of industry topics.

He has also presented, talked at and moderated panels for a range of events across the sector including Pocket Gamer Connects, Develop: Brighton, Campaign’s Gaming Summit, Samsung Developer Conference and more.

Between writing VGIMs, George provides advice to companies wanting to tell their stories within the sector.

Contact George here.