I am the co-founder and former Managing Director of the GameStop Group in Ireland and UK, originally Gamesworld Ltd. I led GameStop Ireland and UK from start up in 1994 to its market leading position as the largest video game retailer within Ireland in 2011 with a peak market valuation of €100m and its sale to GameStop Corp. I have mentored and invested in several companies including Demonware and Jolt Online Games. I have a Masters of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship, am a Charted Director and former Non Executive Director of the Board of the Institute of Directors of Ireland, where I also sat on the Finance and Corporate Governance Committee and the Strategic Development Committee. I am also an investor/Non Executive Director/Chairman of several private companies in the UK and Ireland.