Ian Livingstone

Ian Livingstone CBE

Ian Livingstone co-founded iconic games company Games Workshop, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe, and also co-authored the multi-million selling Fighting Fantasy gamebook series. When serving as Executive Chairman at Eidos, he launched global video games franchises including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. 

He co-authored the influential Livingstone-Hope Next Gen review published by NESTA in 2011, recommending changes in ICT education policy, working with government to introduce the new Computing curriculum in schools in 2014. 

He is a Member of the Creative Industries Council, Non-executive director of Creative Industries Federation, Non-executive director of Creative England, Patron of Creative Skillset and Adviser to the British Council. He has been awarded a BAFTA Special Award, British Inspiration Award, Honorary Doctorate of Arts by Bournemouth University, Honorary Doctorate of Technology by Abertay University, Dundee, Honorary Doctorate of Technology by University of Greenwich. He was appointed CBE in the 2013 New Year Honours list.