Louise Shorthouse

Research Analyst

In addition to the PC and mobile games markets, Louise has broader expertise in esports, storefronts and platforms.

She joined IHS Markit Technology in March 2019, and is now a regular speaker at global games industry events. She worked previously in the area of online business development at games publisher Square Enix. 

Louise graduated from the University of Warwick with a Master's degree in Sociology including a mixed-methods study of online gamers. She went on to complete a Ph.D. in Education, where she conducted extensive virtual ethnographic research into the learning behaviours of massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) players.