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Lesley Phord-Toy


Lesley is a producer at Ubisoft Toronto working on Assassin’s Creed Unity with 12 years of experience in the video game industry. She is also president of the International Game Developers’ Association Toronto chapter.

An engineering graduate from the University of Waterloo, Lesley started her career in Research & Development creating visual effects software at Sony Electronics in Los Angeles. By 2002, Lesley decided to follow her passion for videogames and moved back to Canada to join the game industry. Since then, she has played key roles creating and shipping a wide variety of titles ranging from family-friendly games, to AAA blockbusters including the critically acclaimed Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, the first game shipped from the Toronto studio. Lesley joined Ubisoft Toronto in 2010 as a founding member of the studio and the first production employee hired to help grow a diverse team dedicated to game innovation and creativity.

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