Ian Livingstone (1949, Prestbury, Gran Bretaña) en un escritor inglés de literatura fantástica y empresario. Es el coautor, junto a Steve Jackson, del primer libro juego de la colección «Lucha Ficción» ( Fighting fantasy en inglés) El hechicero de la montaña de fuego, y es cofundador de la compañía Games Workshop . Índice 1 Carrera profesional
Sir Ian Livingstone CBE (born 29 December 1949 ) is an English fantasy author and entrepreneur. Along with Steve Jackson, he is the co-founder of a series of role-playing gamebooks, Fighting Fantasy, and the author of many books within that series. He is also one of the co-founders of prominent games company Games Workshop . Contents
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Ian Paul Livingston, Baron Livingston of Parkhead, is a Scottish businessman who was formerly chief executive of BT Group. A Conservative member of the House of Lords, he previously served as the UK government's Minister of State for Trade and Investment. He was created a life peer on 15 July 2013 taking the title Baron Livingston of Parkhead.
The fourth generation son of Polish-Lithuanian Jews who arrived in Scotland 120 years ago, Livingston's family owned a factory making flying jackets and police uniforms. Brought up in Kelvinside, his father was a general practitioner who practised medicine in Parkhead. Livingston was educated at Hillhead Primary School before attending the independ...
After graduating with an economics degree from the University of Manchester at the age of 19, he trained as an accountant with Arthur Andersen, where, on assignment, he became the first chief accountant of The Independent newspaper. Livingston then moved to Bank of America, and then private equity firm 3i. After being spotted by Sir Stanley Kalms, ...
Ian Livingstone is one of the founding fathers of the UK games industry. He co-founded iconic games company Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe and the Games Workshop retail chain.
Ian Livingstone is one of the founding fathers of the UK games industry. He co-founded iconic games company Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe and the Games Workshop retail chain. He co-authored The Warlock of Firetop Mountain in 1982, the first Fighting Fantasy gamebook in the series which has sold over 17 million ...
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01/08/2021 · Career: Lord Livingston of Parkhead (Ian P. Livingston) is Chair of Currys plc, one of Europe's largest retailers of consumer electronics. Ian was previously Chairman of Man Group plc and Chief Executive of BT Group plc.
15/02/2010 · Ian Livingstone (@ian_livingstone) / Twitter Ian Livingstone @ian_livingstone Co-founder Games Workshop, Fighting Fantasy, HIRO Capital, BGI, Livingstone Academy. Dubbed 'Patient Zero for epidemic of UK geek culture' bit.ly/2vB26Lt London Joined February 2010 2,479 Following 29.5K Followers Tweets Tweets & replies Media Likes Pinned Tweet