Our Staff

TEAM TENSTAR

  • Tom Roderick

    FOUNDER

    Tom Roderick, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TENSTAR, a veteran gamer who’s passion derived from the days of the ZX Spectrum, having burnt many hours playing Horace Goes Skiing which evolved into a love for Mario Kart and today Plants vs Zombies and Minecraft. As a father to two gaming fanatic sons, Tom has an understanding of the spirit and engagement the gaming community can bring to young people. Tom’s extensive career spans 20+ years in people development as a senior corporate leader. Tom’s wealth of experience has been gained from working for both large global blue-chip organisations and within elite sporting environments including; England Schools Representative Rugby and Premiership Rugby development pathways.

  • SYDNEY “J0HN” MERAL

    Director of esports

    Sydney has been involved in the esports industry for more than 15 years. He is a former professional player in Call of Duty with his last professional tournament being the Alienware Masters Gaming 2012. He holds a Master degree in Sports Management and was a project manager in international sports events such as Tour de France, Euro 2016, and Jumping de la Baule/World University Golf Championship. His love and passion for gaming led him back into the esports industry and eventually to the TENSTAR family.

  • KIERAN ROBERTSON

    Director Of Operations & Partnerships

    Kieran joins TENSTAR with a plethora of industry experience - being a founder, former owner and key figure in Horizon Union - one of the biggest UK based content Creation and Brand promoting businesses. While at Horizon Kieran oversaw the brand grow to over 200,000 followers across socials and recruit some of at that time the most promising and largest content creators in gaming. As an acting Engagement Director for TENSTAR and its sister company, Adamo Gaming Kieran will work within the organisations to help plan and develop their corporate strategy.

  • Dominic Widdop

    PR/Fellowship of Gaming Lead Consultant

    With over 5 years of Journalism experience including work at BBC and CNN Dominic joins TENSTAR as their PR. He also acts as Lead consultant at Fellowship of Gaming providing digital education and inclusion to those who need it.

  • Ed Christon

    Graphic Designer/Content Creator

    Ed is responsible for some of TENSTAR's most iconic design work. A reliable and adaptive worker Ed also branches into content creation with a YouTube channel boasting over 10,000 subscribers.

  • Nathan Roberts

    Graphic Design/Video Editor