Jodie Azhar

CEO Teazelcat Games

Jodie is the CEO of Teazelcat Games, a studio creating inclusive story-driven games, and is currently directing their unannounced debut title.

Prior to founding Teazelcat in 2018 she spent a decade working as a technical artist at various games studios, most recently as the Technical Art Director for the Total War franchise at Creative Assembly.

She has received several award nominations throughout her career, including winning the Game Development category of the DevelopHER Awards 2017, was listed as part of GamesIndustry.biz 100 Future Talent and in 2016 was one of BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits.

As well as being an advocate for diversity and inclusion within games she works as a STEM Ambassador to inspire future generations of potential game creators.