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 (Europe’s leading development magazine) is on the Board of Governors of the British Film Institute (BFI); Screen Yorkshire, the regional agency that supports film, television and interactive entertainment in Yorkshire; and a member of the Council of the University of York. In 2011 Charles was awarded an MBE for services to the computer games industry.