Andy Payne is an experienced computer and video games professional of 25 years. He formed games production specialist, The Producers in 1988 and Flight Simulation specialist Just Flight in 1997 and those companies still exist as part of The Mastertronic Group, of which Andy is chairman. Mastertronic is a multi format video games publisher active in both packaged goods and digital. Andy started Get Games in 2009 which is an independent digital distribution platform and also leads the NESTA initiated games developer consortium, AppyNation. Andy is also chairman of UKIE, sits on the BAFTA video games committee and was a founder and Chairman of games industry charity GamesAid and has just recently been re-appointed as a Trustee. Andy is a partner in Gambitious, a professional crowd funding platform that offers both donation and equity models and is entirely focused on funding games.