Chantelle Cole

Studio Director/CEO, Dinosaur Polo Club

Chantelle is the Studio Director | CEO at Dinosaur Polo Club, the Wellington-based indie studio behind the award-winning subway game, Mini Metro, and the award-winning Apple Arcade launch title, Mini Motorways. Like most indies she wears many hats and her role at the studio encompasses people and culture, business and government relationships, legal and accounts, you name it! In her spare time, Chantelle enjoys giving back to her wider games community as the Sponsorship Director at the NZ Games Festival. She also volunteers time on various screen sector working groups, advocating for better support systems and stronger relationships between the games industry and government. With 10 years of experience across creative industries, Chantelle is someone who genuinely loves connecting with people and building rewarding relationships. Other than that, she is known by most for her pet Flemish Giant rabbit, Lilou, and her extensive tea collection.

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