Michael Swinney

Chairman

Prior to leading Hyper Entertainment, Mike served as President of Sony Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, which developed and opened three major retail leisure projects in San Francisco, Berlin and Tokyo. Mike was responsible for the design, development and commercial success of those projects and managed a staff of over 100 people.

Mike was also Director of Leasing and Development for Parkview International in London, and has significant experience in managing rapidly growing and maturing businesses including strategy, transactions and negotiations, financing, real estate, operations, brand management and enhancement and international markets.

His diverse experience and countless connections in the real estate and leisure industry make him a trusted and sought-after consultant for projects all over the world. Most recently Mike has provided consultation services to Tatweer Properties in Dubai, Tour and Taxis mixed-use development in Brussels, Aldar Properties in Abu Dhabi, as well as several confidential projects in Europe and the UK.