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Charles Cecil

Founder & CEO
Charles Cecil MBE has been a key figure in the interactive entertainment industry for over 30 years. Founder of Revolution Software, today one of the world’s leading adventure game companies, Charles has created numerous narrative-driven games including the multi-million selling Broken Sword series. Charles has worked on titles as diverse as The Da Vinci Code for Sony Pictures and Doctor Who for the BBC for which he won a BAFTA award.
Charles, awarded the status of ‘Industry Legend’ by Develop is on the Board of Governors of the British Film Institute (BFI); Screen Yorkshire; and a member of the University of York Council. In 2011 Charles was awarded an MBE for services to the computer games industry.