Dr Matthew Barr is currently Programme Director for the Graduate Apprenticeship in Software Engineering at the University of Glasgow and co-founder of the Ada Scotland Festival. Matt previously convened the University’s first Game Studies course and founded the international student game studies journal, Press Start. He is co-Director of the University’s Games & Gaming Lab, and serves as Vice Chair of British DiGRA and as a Trustee and Director of the Scottish Game Developers Association. Matt also sits on the BAFTA Scotland Committee and currently serves as the Games Jury Chair. His book, Graduate Skills and Game-Based Learning, was published by Palgrave in 2019.