Kowloon Nights features a mix of business professionals and seasoned studio heads.
Meet the team.
Instrumental in creating the ID@Xbox program while at Microsoft, Alexis signed Cuphead (Studio MDHR), Ashen (A44), The Long Dark (Hinterland), and We Happy Few (Compulsion). He also spent time in Asia contributing to the creation of the WeGame platform in order to nurture the growth of independent premium games in China.
Former VP and Head of Production for The Odd Gentlemen, Lindsey has initiated, produced and brought to market multiple projects and franchises. A narrative game veteran, she co-wrote multiple episodes for the 2015 re-imagining of King's Quest and seeks to continue pushing the boundaries of interactive narrative.
A gamer his entire life, Sam manages operations and finances for Kowloon Nights. Prior to joining, Sam worked at McKinsey & Company and Yoozoo Interactive, and holds a deep passion for helping independent studios achieve success.
At Kowloon Nights, Anlu is the Content Manager and her main responsibilities are to find and evaluate games. She is a graduate from HKUST and is very passionate towards the gaming industry. Anlu is a huge Nintendo fan and always have a Switch with her to train her craft in Splatoon!
Damon handles partnerships and portfolio for Kowloon Nights and is constantly inspired by the work of amazing independent developers worldwide. Having created the Nindies program at Nintendo and driven content strategy and showcase events for Xbox, he works with partners to help them realize their creative vision and potential. He's also a sucker for donuts.
Claudia is the investment analyst at Kowloon Nights. Having played video games her whole life, she is highly passionate about the industry, and excited to be part of its positive winds of change. When Claudia is away from her consoles, she loves cycling, photography, and cloud watching.
Kendall Deacon Davis
Kendall began his career as a product manager on Xbox and later became a systems designer and narrative designer on Halo 4. Kendall is responsible for some of the highest rated episodes in the history of Telltale Games—including the finale of The Wolf Among Us—and created the mythology for the worldwide launch of Tencent’s multi-billion dollar franchise, Honor of Kings.
Astrid Mie Refstrup
Astrid is the CEO and co-founder of Triple Topping Games. She loves game jamming, tax reports, and hotdogs. She hates crunch, and works actively on redesigning the startup indie game culture.
Richie is an experienced investor in the games industry and has invested in many exceptional startups ranging from development studios, publishers, to technology and platform companies. Richie is also passionate about bringing great games to Chinese players as a gamer born and raised in China.
Jenny (she/her) is the Social Media Manager for Kowloon Nights and Communications Manager for Rose City Games. She spent her formative years playing JRPGs and an obscene amount of Harvest Moon, and is especially passionate about exploring coziness in games as well as the intersection of the media we consume with our lived experiences. The quickest way to her heart includes K-pop and carbs.
Winnie specialised in the Fund industry since her graduation with a professional designation in HKICPA. She is responsible for the finance and operation of Kowloon. She likes swimming, cycling, hiking and travelling.
Katy is the Fund Accountant at Kowloon Nights. Before joining, she worked at Tricor and Intertrust and provided a range of accounting and fund administration services to clients. She has a professional designation in HKICPA.