George serves as Director for GDI Africa. He is a renowned development and humanitarian practitioner with 16 years of experience working with various governments, inter-governmental organizations and charities working in the larger Eastern Africa region.
Prior to joining GDI, he served as a technical government advisor in cash transfer programming in Kenya, Nigeria as well as for the UK Government on Afghanistan. He has also consulted for UNICEF Kenya, UNDP Kenya, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Intergovernmental Agency for Development (IGAD), DANIDA-funded Micro Enterprise Support Programme Trust (MESPT-Kenya), BOMA PROJECT, Wasafiri Consulting and East Africa Grain Council on various development programmes.
His work has been presented and published in reputable international conferences, including in Kenya, South Africa, Germany and the UK. He is a beneficiary of the Firoz & Lalji Foundation’s Africa Leadership Programme and graduated from The London School of Economics (LSE) and Harvard University.