George is a three time Olympian, winning a bronze medal in rowing in Beijing 2008. His experiences throughout a successful Olympic program 2000-2016 bring a strong understanding of high performance - both on the field and off.
Aside from his sporting career, George developed a strong commercial experience in finance, economics and strategy including leading the development of a corporate start-up from a minimal capital position through to an attractive investment target. He has also previously worked for Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong and Singapore as an equities trader and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).
Currently he is Managing Director of Nano Clear South Island, Trustee of the Braemar Charitable Trust and Future Director with the Halberg Foundation. George attended the University of Oxford to complete a Master of Business Administration (Distinction). During his time he was part of the winning crew in the 155th Oxford vs Cambridge Boatrace in London 2009.
George and his family have had an active 30+ year association with the snow and Southern Alps, along with the breathtaking activities they offer - and as a result now lives in Wanaka.