Andy Payne

What I do

Andy was a mentor for the Video Games Mentor Network.


Andy Payne is an experienced computer and video games professional of 30 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.

Andy started Get Games in 2009 which is an independent digital games 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 of games industry charity GamesAid and is now 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. Andy is also a member of the Advisory Board at Bossa Studios. 

Andy Payne, CEO of Appynation, Chairman of UKIE and mentor on Nesta’s Creative Business Mentor Network has some words of wisdom for those looking to enter the gaming industry
Andy Payne
Friday, 24 August 2012