Terry Haynes and George Osborn have been appointed as the new co-chairs of video games industry charity Games Aid.

Haynes, Business Development Manager at Studio Gobo, and Osborn, Head of Campaigns and Communications at Ukie, replaced outgoing chair Des Gayle of the umbrella charity, which supports children and disadvantaged young people across the UK.

“I’m delighted to be appointed one of Games Aid’s co-chairs,” said Haynes. “I believe that the industry benefits from having a strong charity that all businesses can support and contribute to. I’m looking forward to making the case for those companies to once again throw their weight behind Games Aid and help us do good across society.”

“I’m honoured to have been appointed co-chair of Games Aid, an organisation with a proven track record of giving support to wonderful charities across the country,” said Osborn. “I look forward to playing a role in evolving it into a modern, thriving organisation that the whole sector can be proud of.”

In addition to the appointment of Osborn and Haynes as Co-Chairs of the charity, Michael French, Gina Jackson OBE and Mark Washbrook have agreed to carry on in their roles as Vice Chair, Treasurer and Company Secretary.

The current list of Games Aid trustees is now as follows:

  • Terry Haynes (Co-Chair)

  • George Osborn (Co-Chair)

  • Michael French (Vice Chair)

  • Gina Jackson OBE (Treasurer)

  • Mark Washbook (Company Secretary)

  • Anna Mansi

  • Chris Dring

Following the appointment of the new co-chairs, the charity is looking to appoint two additional trustees with expertise in influencer outreach and fundraising to support its efforts further.

Individuals interested in applying can do so here: