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Frontier Developments plc is a software technology company incorporated in the UK. It is focussed on videogame development across a wide variety of genres and platforms with a proven track record of progressive development and innovation spanning several decades of rapid technological change.
The business has around 300 full-time employees and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Frontier has established relationships with globally renowned partners, producing work for international brands as well as its own IP.
Frontier was founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the seminal game Elite.
Founder and CEO
Joined: David was the founding shareholder of Frontier in January 1994.
David is the co-author of the seminal Elite title and has over 34 years’ experience in the gaming industry. David is also one of the six founding trustees of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a charity which aims to inspire a new generation of children to get interested in computer science through the use of a low cost credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard.
David was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Phonetic Arts, a Cambridge- based company focused on speech synthesis that was acquired by Google in December 2010. David is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, was honoured with a Fellowship of BAFTA in 2015, the recipient of three honorary doctorates (from Abertay University, The Open University and York University), and was honoured with an OBE in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to the UK computer and video games industry.
London Registrars are acting as Frontier Developments plc's interim Company Secretary until Alex Bevis starts in April.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7608 0011
The Directors recognise the value and importance of high standards of corporate governance and intend to observe the requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code to the extent they consider appropriate in light of the Company’s size, stage of development and resources.
The Company also proposes to follow the recommendations on corporate governance of the Quoted Companies Alliance for companies with shares traded on AIM.
The Directors have established an audit committee, remuneration committee, and nominations committee
with formally delegated duties and responsibilities.
The Directors intend to comply, and procure compliance with, Rule 21 of the AIM Rules relating to dealings
by directors and other applicable employees in the Company’s securities and, to this end, the Company has
adopted an appropriate share dealing code.
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