Chris Kingsley, Chair of TIGA’s Education Committee, has been made an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his services to the economy.
Chris Kingsley is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and co-founder of Rebellion, one of the top independent game developers in the world.
Founded in 1992, by brothers Chris and Jason Kingsley OBE, Rebellion has grown from an ambitious start-up to a world-leading games developer with over 300 employees in 3 offices in the UK (Oxford, Runcorn and Leamington Spa).
Rebellion has produced more than 85 games, including recent critically acclaimed and commercially successful games such as Sniper Elite 4, Star Wars Battlefront, and Battlezone. To date, Rebellion has had 32 worldwide Number One hits.
Chris has also shown an important commitment to enhancing the skills base of the UK video games industry. He serves as Chairman of TIGA’s Education Committee. In this
As well as video games, Rebellion is involved in a range of other media,
“Chris's recognition is well-deserved. Together with Jason, his brother, he has built a
“Rebellion has produced more than 85 games, including critically acclaimed and commercially successful games such as Sniper Elite 4, Starwars Battlefront, and Battlezone. Rebellion has had 32 worldwide Number One hits.
“Chris is also actively involved in supporting the growth of the UK video games industry. He has served as Chair of TIGA’s Education Committee and has promoted TIGA Accreditation of university games courses. He has also acted as a Business Mentor for a number of young and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the UK video games industry over the years.
“Chris has worked extremely hard to grow Rebellion into a highly successful games company which will continue to grow and create jobs over the coming years. He has converted a lifelong passion for gaming and science fiction into a world-leading media company.
“Everybody at TIGA is delighted that Chris’s work within the
Chris Kingsley OBE, CTO of Rebellion and Chair of TIGA’s Education Committee, said:
“I am greatly
“I look forward to driving forward Rebellion, TIGA
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