Nick Wheelwright

Executive Chairman

Nick has over 20 years’ experience in gaming and interactive entertainment, and was previously CEO of Codemasters Group. There he transformed the company into a worldwide sales, marketing and distribution operation, achieving over 300 Number 1 chart positions. In 2010 Nick co-founded Playground Games, the developer behind the award-winning Forza Horizon series.

Contact Nick regarding opportunities to invest in VirtTrade.

Paul Mayze

Managing Director

Paul has over 17 years' experience in digital technology and interactive entertainment. He has held leadership positions at disruptive mobile identity provider Yoti, Sunday Times Fast Track winner Monumental Games, and third sector digital consultancy UP. 

Paul has spent ten years at C-level, holds an MBA from Cranfield and is a Non-Executive Director of the National Videogame Foundation.

Contact Paul for general enquiries about VirtTrade and its products.

Ross Walker

Chief Commercial Officer

Ross has worked in the sports & entertainment industry for the past 17 years operating at a VP level within intellectual property owners such as Manchester United, Nike, Celador and WWE. 

Get in touch with Ross if you have questions about what VirtTrade can do for your IP or are interested in partnering with VirtTrade.

Mike Hayes

Investor Director

Mike was most recently the CEO for Europe & America at SEGA, and now represents Mercia Fund Management on the VirtTrade board.

Peter Smith

Chief Technology Officer

Peter is a highly experienced Systems Architect and Co-Founder of VirtTrade. Prior to VirtTrade Peter founded a successful IT solutions provider.

John Howard

Non-Executive Director

VirtTrade’s founder and a pioneer in digital trading cards, John is a successful entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in the IT world. His vision laid the groundwork for what we have today.


Suzi Morris

Finance Manager

Helen Manwaring

Office Manager

If you are interested in a career at VirtTrade, drop Helen an email below.


Duncan Best

Publishing Director

Kate Clarke

Partnerships Manager

Darren McKay

Social & Community Manager

Product & Design

Martin Gardner

Product Director

Dan Pryce

Content, Economy, Gameplay

Back-End Development

Rich Theobald

Back End Lead

Andrew Poodle

Senior DB Developer/DBA

Richard Heylen

Senior Services Developer

Mobile Development

Kyle Hudspeth

Mobile Lead

Dan Castle

iOS Developer

Alex Clark

iOS Developer

Moyi Liu

Android Developer

Alex Parpas

Android Developer

Igor Zor

Android Developer