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Corporate and investor information for Railsimulator.com
Key company personnel
Company directors

Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson has been a Videogames Publisher since 1988. In 1993 he established the UK office of Electronic Arts, which he led to market leadership over the next twelve years. He has served on the board of ELSPA since 1992, Chairing for three years. In 2006 he was appointed Director General. From late 2005 to 2007 he chaired the Government sponsored Digital Content forum. In 1999 Paul was awarded the 'Industry Achievement Award' for services to the videogames industry.

During his time leading Electronic Arts he accepted "Publisher of the Year" five times. In 2002 he accepted a BAFTA for FIFA Soccer on behalf of all who had played a part in bringing it to market. Paul was the Founding Chairman of the BAFTA Videogames Committee and was an Officer, Director and Trustee of BAFTA between 2005 and 2008. Paul has run award-winning publishing companies in UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Russia, the Middle East and South Africa. Currently he sits on the board of a number of companies and is the CEO and Co-Founder of Railsimulator.com. In the 2010 New years honours list he was made OBE for services to the industry.

Charlie McMicking

Charlie McMicking has specialised in financing and developing dynamic fast-growth companies for the last 16 years. Many of these are in the media and technology sectors.

He became heavily involved in the computer games arena when he and Tim Gatland co-founded F4G Ltd in 2003. F4G has funded 16 computer games since launch including Railworks' predecessor, Rail Simulator. He, along with Paul Jackson and Tim Gatland, founded RailSimulator.com in November 2008 and is responsible for charting the strategic direction of the company.

Steve Bainbridge

Steve was born in 1968 in Manchester, surprising considering he lives in London and supports Arsenal. After finishing school Steve studied Business and Finance and then completed ACCA accountancy finals in 1990. He entered the Video Games market in 1992 joining Electronic Arts when it was a small company and its sole European office consisted of 100 people based in Langley.

After various roles at EA ranging from Finance Manager, Regional COO and Managing Director Emerging Markets he left in 2007. Steve then joined the retailer GAME in a Business Development role where among other things he was responsible for the GAME Czech acquisition.

Tim Gatland

Tim has spent over twenty-five years working in the software industry; his introduction to the video games sector came in 2000, when he joined the board of VIS entertainment plc as Operations Director. In 2002 he left to form Fund4Games (F4G) with Charlie McMicking to provide development finance for video games (see www.fund4games.com for more details). After funding the development of Rail Simulator, Tim saw the potential of the technology and so set about creating a new company, RailSimulator.com, to exploit its potential by focusing on on-line sales and distribution of the product.

Tim has worked closely with the UK’s development trade association TIGA, and also acted as an advisor for the NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) in their company mentoring programme.

Duncan Best

Duncan is the Marketing Director and has worked in or around the games industry for around 10 years. His career started at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts where he managed various functions across its famous award ceremonies as well as setting up and running the first BAFTA Video Games Awards. Under his management, The British Academy Video Games Awards went on to become the UK’s first ever paid-for independent commissioned games programme.

In 2007 he became ELSPA’s (Entertainment Leisure Software Publishers Association) Events Manager and Director of the LDA (London Development Agency) funded London Games Festival which rapidly went on to become the largest and most successful celebration of the games industry in the world, attracting more than 150,000 visitors a year. As a consultant, Duncan has worked with a number of companies advising on 2.0 and 360 package applications, including the Wellcome Trust and the London Metropolitan Police Service.
Paul Jackson OBE
"Our vision is that Railsimulator.com will be at the heart of the Simulation marketplace, driving creativity and entertainment with our market leading products."

Paul Jackson OBE
Company information

Railsimulator.com Ltd produces and markets RailWorks, a new concept in train and rail simulation.

Developed for the PC, Railworks is available both as a boxed product from video game retailers and as a download. We also maintain a rapidly expanding catalogue of downloadable add-on content to enhance the game, taking full advantage of the increasing availability and flexibility of the online retail model. Our team has decades of experience of developing and marketing video games across all formats, enabling us to deliver high-quality, market-leading products at competitive prices.
For further information about the company, please contact us at corporate@railsimulator.com
Developers interested in producing downloadable content for Railworks should contact us at developer@railsimulator.com
Contact details
Registered company address

Railsimulator.com Limited
27 New Dover Road