Excellence in Equestrian Games

Leading Australian-Based Game Publisher

FEI Exclusive Partnership
FEI Equestriad World Tour Cross Country
FEI Equestriad World Tour Sydney

Excellence in Equestrian Games

Leading Australian-Based Game Publisher

FEI Exclusive Partnership
FEI Equestriad World Tour Cross Country
FEI Equestriad World Tour Sydney

Excellence in Equestrian Games

Leading Australian-Based Game Publisher

FEI Exclusive Partnership
FEI Equestriad World Tour Cross Country
FEI Equestriad World Tour Sydney

About Us

GoGallop Studios is a leading Australian based game publisher for the mobile game world. We produce equestrian games for horse-lovers everywhere that offers plenty for those who enjoy challenging sports simulation games that are family friendly and fun to play.

In 2019, we identified the shortage of games designed specifically for female gamers in the market and created a solution that can helps resolve this global problem. Our fully licensed equestrian sports game franchise resolves the 12–45-year-old female demographic’s biggest pain points with deep rich
content, strong scalability in a global market.

3.3M+ Worldwide Downloads

GoGallop released their debut game, FEI Equestriad World Tour (FEWT) in late 2020 and has already garnered over 3.3 million downloads in 176 countries.

The officially licensed FEWT game is free-to-play and offers hundreds of rider and horse tack accessories that can be redeemed through the game store by completing a broad series of challenging equestrian events.

FEI EWT Google App Store
FEI EWT Apple App Store
Official FEI Partner

GoGallop holds an exclusive 5 year license deal with the Fédération Équestre Internationale, founded in 1921, is the world governing body for Jumping, Dressage & Para-Dressage, Eventing, Driving and Para-Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining sports. With over 126,000 registered rider and horses, across 137 national federations in 9 regions across the globe the FEI stage 4,700 official competitors per year including the coveted FEI Nations Cup™ Series, the FEI Eventing World Championships and oversees all international equestrian events of Olympic and non-Olympic disciplines.

Federation Equestre Internationale

Games

FEI Equestriad World Tour Sydney

FEI Equestriad World Tour (FEWT)

GoGallop's premiere game has garnered over 3.3 million downloads worldwide, featuring 15 of the world's top eventing riders and over 45 world-class horses to collect. The officially licensed FEI game is free-to-play. Players can select, care for, train and learn to manage their own stable of three day eventing champion horses, as well as compete to become a world champion in 5* star licensed events in Badminton, Burghley, Kentucky, Maryland and Adelaide!

Leadership Team

GoGallop Leadership Chris Chiofalo
Chris Chiofalo
CEO

Chris has 15+ years of experience in helping build and scale technology companies on a global scale, with a centric focus on the customer. Chris was Chief Revenue Officer at Lifepay, a digital wallet serving Asian customers in Australia, and developed and commercialised the Lifepay business model across Asia Pacific. He was also former Associate Director at Softbank Robotics Australia, commercialising and architecting the first robotic as a service business model. Chris currently sits on a number of high-growth startup panels to deliver his domain knowledge.

GoGallop Leadership Geoff Sinclair
Geoff Sinclair
Chief Equestrian Advisor

Geoff has been a staple in the Australian equestrian scene, with 31 years as joint founder and director of Horseland Retail and Weatherbeeta Wholesale. Under his direction, Geoff developed these companies to a chain of 58 stores across Australia. He also led the brands across Europe and USA, becoming the largest distributor of saddlery in the world. Currently the CEO of EQ Saddlery, Geoff also heavily involved in the Olympic Games as an FEI official, including Sydney 2000 Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016.

GoGallop Leadership Zara Kanji
Zara Kanji
CFO

Zara has been a designated CPA professional for over a decade. She is experienced in financial reporting compliance for junior listed resource companies, personal and corporate taxation, general accounting, financial reporting and value added operational consulting services for individuals, private and public companies. In addition to providing accounting and financial compliance services to private and public entities, Zara has served as director and officer for several listed issuers.

GoGallop Leadership Andrei Nadin
Andrei Nadin
Sr. Game Executive Producer

Andrei is senior game producer with over 36 years experience, originally a game programmer, then artist to producer and creative Director. With a strong game technology background, his unique background gives him great insight into the ‘craft’ of game development, the design, the technology, the artistry and successfully combing them together. Andrei has worked with development teams both small and large, on game productions for the original ZX Spectrum through to all major consoles, PC and mobile game platforms.

GoGallop Leadership Zofia Wiśniewska
Zofia Wiśniewska
Head Game Designer

Zofia is a game designer with great ability to deliver comprehensible documentation and experience of collaboration with programmers, graphic designers, and writers. Quick to solve problems in creative ways and masterful at listening to feedback from the dev team, QA testers and players, as well as adjusting the design accordingly. Zofia has a well-rounded skillset in multiple departments including content and narrative design, gameplay mechanics and balancing, monetization systems, and UI design.

GoGallop Leadership Mike Fegan
Mike Fegan
VP Business Development & Founder

Mike Fegan is a seasoned professional of the global interactive entertainment business. With over 30 years experience in all aspects of games production including publishing, distribution and the development of games on multiple platforms. Mike has worked in all key markets including North America, Europe and Australasia and has a wealth of knowledge on all aspects of the emerging Asian markets.

Board of Directors

Craig Laughton
Craig Laughton

Craig's breadth of experience in the development of computer games/apps comes with a proven track record. He has designed and built in excess of 20 products across multiple platforms (Android. iOS, Playstation, X-Box, Wii, PC), many of which have reached the number 1 position in the sales charts.

Craig has extensive board experience with public, private and government bodies and provides commercially grounded advice to start ups and companies in growth phases in his consultancy business.

Rhonda O'Donnell GoGallop Board Member
Rhonda O'Donnell

Rhonda has extensive local and global experience in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Education, Government and Utilities. Rhonda has held the role of chief executive officer and is currently on the board of several private and public sector companies.
Rhonda was also the Chair and President of Novell Asia Pacific and member of Novell’s worldwide management committee.

Ken Davidson GoGallop Board Member
Ken Davidson

Ken Davidson is an accomplished corporate director, consultant, entrepreneur, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and certified Corporate Director (ICD.D) with over 30 years of experience in a diverse range of industries across Canada, the US, and the Caribbean. As an experienced board chair, board committee member, and director, Ken provides insight and expertise in the areas of corporate strategy, financial risk, governance, enterprise risk, growth strategies, mergers, and acquisitions.

Yasmine Roulleau GoGallop Board Member
Yasmine Roulleau

With over 18 years experience, Yasmine is a serial entrepreneur: acting as a technology co-founder, fund advisor and executive strategy leader—she has an unparalleled ability to bring the right stakeholders to the table to make critical decisions and bring visionary ideas to life. With the unique lens as an entrepreneur and deeply compassionate organization leader, and deep experience working with pre-seed, early stage and public companies, Yasmine brings the unique ability to not only identify and connect major investments, achieve financial and social returns but provide the strategic and operational expertise to companies across major inflection points.

Sylvain Croteau GoGallop Board Member
Sylvain Croteau

Sylvain has over 20 years of game entrepreneurship experience with over ten of those in publishing and Business Development. He is the co-founder of the Montreal-based mobile game studio Ludia, which was acquired by Freemantle Media in 2010 and today employs over 300 gaming professionals. During his tenure, Ludia launched a string of commercially successful titles: Family Feud, Jurassic Park Builder, How to Train Your Dragon, The Flintstones, The Price Is Right, and Where’s Waldo? Sylvain’s deep understanding of studio building challenges and game publishing enabled Ludia’s growth and the optimization of its product line for high revenues.

Board of Advisors

GoGallop Advisor Matt Levitan
Matt Levitan

Matt managed and directed every facet of PlayStation Canada's marketing and public relations plan for almost two decades.


He worked alongside other key senior executives to lead the PlayStation office to record sales and dominant market share positions. Matt blends a rare combination of creative innovation and sound business management skills.

John Koller GoGallop Advisor
John Koller

John is a senior level executive with significant marketing and general manager experience, including CMO at Hard Rock Digital, SVP Global Marketing at Twitch/Amazon, and General Manager/VP Marketing at PlayStation. He has helped lead multiple large organizations through periods of massive growth, and expanded brands into numerous global territories with a focus on community, creator, brand, product and commerce.

GoGallop Advisor Hayley Macfarlane
Hayley MacFarlane

Hayley has been in the consumer gaming space since joining Microsoft in 2001, where she worked on the launch of Xbox. After almost 15 years at Microsoft, and with an interest in the burgeoning industry of esports, she joined WorldGaming Network in 2015, where she was Head of Marketing and Client Services. Currently, Hayley consults with The T1 Agency in Toronto and volunteers with the Canadian Game Awards.

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