Welwyn Garden City CEO ‘delighted’ with OBE honour

PUBLISHED: 14:15 02 January 2018

TIGA CEO Dr Richard Wilson. Picture: Rory Fitzgerald

TIGA CEO Dr Richard Wilson. Picture: Rory Fitzgerald


A WGC-based CEO has said he is “grateful, honoured and delighted” after being awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List.

Dr Richard Wilson has served as CEO of TIGA, the UK’s trade association representing the video games industry, since 2008, and played a critical role in helping the industry grow by seven per cent per annum.

After being included in the honours list, Dr Wilson said it was a “privilege” to be TIGA’s CEO and thanked his colleagues for the opportunity to serve the video games trade.

He added: “My focus, objective and ambition has been to make the UK the best place in the world to develop games.

“I would like to thank those MPs, civil servants and policy makers who have worked with me over the years to have an impact and influence on policy and so strengthen our industry.

“I hope to continue to change, improve and enhance the environment for our sector in order to benefit TIGA members, the games industry and the wider UK economy.”

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