About

  • James – Founder

    James lives in Glasgow and works as a Software Developer. He started Get-Well Gamers in 2014 and chaired the organisation until 2019.

    Favourite video games: Skate 2, Bioshock, Here Comes The Pain.

  • Richard Thurbon

    Rich – Former Chair

    Rich lives in Croydon and works in the Video Games industry. He joined Get Well Gamers as Secretary in 2017, in 2019 assumed the role of Chair. Unfortunately Rich stepped down as Chair in 2022 but he is still very much involved and committed to GWG’s mission.

    Favourite video games: Elite Dangerous, NHL, Mass Effect, MLB The Show.

  • Craig — Treasurer

    Craig lives in Glasgow and by day works as a Chartered accountant. He joined GWG in 2022 as Treasurer

    Favourite video games: Super Mario Bros 3, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid 3, Zelda: Link’s Awakening

  • Eleanor — Chief Operating Officer & Head of Comms

    Eleanor is based near London and has been with GWG since mid 2018. Her role with GWG has her overseeing the general operations, wrangling our inbox and communicating with the hospitals to organise donations.
    Favourite video games: Bloodborne, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Hollow Knight.

  • James B — Secretary & Events

    James lives in Nottingham and works as an Acoustic Consultant. He started volunteering at Get-Well Gamers in mid-2018 and enjoys attending events and meeting the public.

    Favourite video games: Re-Volt, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Rage Racer.

  • Zanny – Twitch Manager

    Zanny is a crafter & Twitch streamer based in Lancashire. She joined the team in 2019 and is keen to help GWG through online fundraising such as streaming events.
    Favourite video games: Sonic the Hedgehog, Spyro the Dragon, The Sims, Mario Kart

  • Stuart – Head of the Vault & E-Commerce

    Stuart is based in Glasgow and has been volunteering with GWG since early 2019. His main focus is on generating funds for the charity through online selling and finding the best deals to help power up our donations.
    Favourite video games: Super Mario RPG, Sonic the Hedgehog, Donkey Kong 3

  • Peter – Design

    Peter has been a volunteer for GWG since 2018. He helps with all things design, merchandise and social media and is also part of the Vault team in Glasgow. He also enjoys attending hospital visits and events.

    Favourite video games: Super Mario Bros 3, Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Mass Effect

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    Nick – Web

    Nick lives in Chippenham, near Bath and handles all things web-related. He’s had two spells with GWG, first as a runner and fetcher back in 2016-17 and then more recently when he returned as the webmaster in 2023.

    Favourite video games: Street Fighter II, Dark Souls, Outer Wilds, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, FFVII