Mike Stubbs . Business . Thursday 8th December 2016 . 13:03
The British Esports Association has finally announced its first advisory board members and has launched its website.
The British Esports Association is designed to be the one stop shop for all eSports needs in the UK. Not only are they going to have a ton of content for people interested in all levels of eSports they will also work to support and promote all eSports in the UK and aim to work with organisers to bring more major events to the country.
The advisory panel will be responsible for giving guidance and suggestions to the association, which will then be acted upon. The panel is made up of people from all areas of the UK eSports industry and the list of names can be seen below. It will be chaired by Andy Payne OBE.
Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner, Veteran Esports Host, Caster and Presenter
Richard Lewis, Esports Journalist of the Year
Michael “ODEE” O’Dell, President Team Dignitas
Craig “Wizzo” Fletcher, Founder Multiplay
Chris Mead, Twitch‘s UK Director of Partnerships
Ryan Hart, World Champion Esports Player
Ceirnan “Excoundrel” Lowe, Colour Caster
Josh Williams, Founder, National University Esports League
Carleigh Morgan, Academic
Andrew Nixon, Partner at Sheridans
More info on what the The British Esports Association plans to do in the future should be announced early next year.