George is an Executive Director and General Manager of SPA Financial Services Ltd.
From 2007 until 2010, he was the Group General Manager and an Executive Director of Axia Ventures Group Ltd (AVG), a licensed financial services provider regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, member of the Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) and member of the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE).
AVG managed to get a top 12 ranking among brokerage firms trading on ASE (out of 73), within 1 year from commencement of its operations. George was leading a professional team of 35 individuals making AVG a leading boutique investment services firm in the South Eastern European region.
Prior, George was the COO and General Manager of Linebrook Ltd, a private investment holding company of Russian interests, which held 33% of TMK and 100% of SUEK and Eurochem (approximate value US$8bn), employing 27 high caliber international professionals. In this capacity, George participated in major transactions which involved leading Russian industrial assets in diverse industries.
He previously worked in corporate finance and project management in major financial institutions and as the CFO in a major trading group. George is a qualified Chartered Accountant being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and worked in Deloitte & Touche (previously named Touche Ross) in London from 1992 to 1996. He had previously graduated with honors from Nottingham University in England with a Bachelors Degree in Economics.