TheGameCreators Management Team

Lee Bamber
Managing Director

Lee is a co-founder of TheGameCreators and is the technical lead on all aspects of game engine development. He has over 30 years of programming experience spanning the early days of 8-Bit computing through to modern day 64-Bit architecture and can code in 12 languages. Lee has collaborated with top technology companies such as Nvidia and Intel and was involved with the very first version of LEGO Mindstorms which enabled kids to program their own Lego robots.

Lee has a passion for coding and creating game development tools in particular, and currently holds the status of Intel Black Belt developer for his contributions to next-gen technology development in software.

Rick Vanner
Development Director

Rick is a co-founder of TheGameCreators. He manages the day to day scheduling of development work, liaises with the dev team and manages the business’s accounts, amongst many other operational tasks and challenges.

Rick is the realist within the team, keeping expectations managed and projects on schedule. His current focus is producing AppGameKit Studio – our latest game development tool.

Meash Meakin
Strategy Director

Meash started his professional career as a Chartered accountant before developing his family publishing business, Europress, into a top 5 UK Software Publisher with a £20million+ turnover. Europress was sold to Hasbro US in 1999. Meash joined TheGameCreators as Strategic Director and brings publishing, strategic management & financial experience to the team.

With a career of over 30 years in the software industry, the challenges and excitement to develop market leading brands in such a fast-moving industry is what drives Meash. His enthusiasm commitment to succeed and level head are matched by his focus on customer satisfaction being of paramount importance.

Deborah Ascott-Jones
Marketing Director

Deborah has specialised in marketing and branding for over 25 years, shaping her expertise by working with some of the UK’s best-known professional services brand names in both business to business and business to consumer sectors.

She leads the marketing and communications for all our products and, with 13 major re-brands in the commercial world under her belt, is our brand guru.