Tim O’Connell


Tim is a chartered accountant who, for 20 years, has held senior executive roles in the computer games industry, covering facets including publishing, development and distribution. Within this range of disciplines, he has helped to grow companies, most notably as FD for a company, overseeing its growth from 10 to 300 employees, stock market floatation and ultimate sale.

He has been responsible for opening a number of international office and joint ventures and assisted in the acquisition and sale of companies and the closure of non-performing ones, gaining considerable experience with both commercial and corporate legal contracts, including in the realm of IP.

Since setting up a consultancy in 2003, he has helped to mentor and develop business and strategic plans for start up and early growth companies and supported the efforts to raise finance through equity, debt and grants and by working with angels and VC firms.