Leanne has been making video games for 18 years. Starting in the UK working on titles such as Scrabble, Risk and Magic the Gathering. After that she worked at a 3rd party publishing division in Japan for a couple of years, then returned to the UK to join Electronic Arts as Senior Producer. It was here that Leanne married her love for cars and games by heading up multiple Need for Speed titles. Moving to Los Angeles, Leanne joined Riot Games, where she created and headed up Riot Forge – Riots 3rd party publishing label working with external developers on League of Legends story games. Leanne is now at Netflix as Head of External games, working as part of the game division leadership team to help shape how Netflix makes games!
Leanne is a passionate ambassador for Women In Game and focuses on encouraging women to join the industry and creating diversity in teams through mentorship, panels and events.