Elle Osili-Wood is a video games presenter and journalist, and has been named by GamesIndustry.biz as one of the most influential women in gaming. Seen on screen for a huge range of brands, including PlayStation, Ubisoft, BAFTA, and the BBC, Elle is one of the most recognisable faces in gaming, with over ten years of experience in the industry.
Having started her career as a political reporter for the BBC, Elle quickly gravitated towards her life long passion for games, and has become an industry go-to for stage and screen work. Whether investigating the science of games for the BBC, hosting live stage shows for Ubisoft, or presenting YouTube content for PlayStation, Elle brings her trademark enthusiasm and extensive knowledge to every role.
In particular, Elle is known for her incisive, insightful interviews with industry figures, including Hideo Kojima for BAFTA, Amy Hennig for Reboot, and Cory Barlog for PlayStation. She is also an esports fanatic, and has hosted a huge range of esports content, including the UK Esports Awards, the Omen by HP Esports Report, and ESL’s World of Esports. She also wrote, produced and presented the UK’s only esports television programme, Daily Download.
More recently, Elle has turned her years of commercial voice over experience to voicing video games, and can be heard in titles including Yes, Your Grace, Paradise Killer, Second Star, and Pandora: Chains of Chaos. In addition, she is studying towards a computer science degree, and recently published her first game, The Missing Locksmith.
LIVE STAGE AND EVENT HOST
An enthusiastic, energetic event host, Elle has worked on a huge range of events around the world, and is known for her ability to enage audiences, whether presenting live from E3, hosting a huge esports final, or chairing a convention panel.
As a versatile, trained voice actor, Elle can bring any character to life – either in studio, or from her professional, broadcast standard home booth. She can be heard in a range of games, including Yes, Your Grace, Paradise Killer, Second Star, and Pandora: Chains of Chaos.