Meet our team
Matt Frenchman CFA
Managing Director, PlayIgnite
Matt has spent 16 years in financial services, starting at JPMorgan & most recently the Head of Equity Sales at Credit Suisse. Formerly he worked at Ivaldi, a London based hedge fund, where he was involved in the fund’s investment decisions, and analyzing corporate strategies. Matt is the Managing Director of PlayIgnite and is responsible for the commercial development & growth of PlayIgnite.
Harvey is an industry leader whose 20 year career spans EA, Acclaim Entertainment and Marmalade, where he ran and oversaw multiple UA campaigns. Having finished his 4 year tenure as Chair of the BAFTA Games Committee, Harvey’s extensive experience leading, financing, developing and publishing great games has lead him to found a new games publisher and establish PlayIgnite, lending to developers to fund their marketing campaigns.
VP Corporate Development, PlayStack
Marco has extensive experience in the Financial Services and games and technology sectors. He spent over 10 years with PwC in London, Johannesburg and Silicon Valley, working on a wide range of businesses, advising on capital raising, investment and growth strategies. Marco has more recently been closely involved in identifying and advising on the acquisition of games content and IP, and is now responsible for corporate development and finance for PlayIgnite.
Harriet is an accomplished marketeer with over 15 years of experience across the full remit of consumer/ B2B marketing and campaign planning in the Games, Technology and Music industries.
She spent over five years as a Marketing Manager at Electronic Arts delivering the global marketing strategy for mega brand Harry Potter as well as original IP.
As CMO at PlayIgnite Harriet defines brand strategy and manages the Graphics, UA and Social Media teams.