★ UNICEF Global Children’s Rights Champion Gold Medal Winner
★ Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient
★ Considered f 1 of 25 Great Transformational Canadian by Globe & Mail - Link: https://tgam.ca/2TBeI24
George is an Entrepreneur & Consultant maximizing business growth strategies and cultivating trusted relationships (Co-founded Trendr, a private-label mobile networking app (featured by Virgin/Richard Branson & awarded as "1 of the Top 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World" + Senior Biz Dev for Mobeewave, mobile payment startup (now sold to Apple). George is passionate about customer satisfaction.
George is also a respected Children's Rights Activist & Advocate since the age of 14 in the community/non-profit sector (15+ years) driving advocacy, policy change, campaigns, fundraising (major gifts). Co-founded Global Youth Action Network (GYAN) which became one of the largest networks of youth organizations of it's time + Led fundraising & represented the International Bureau for Children's Rights, a United Nations INGO + Led relief efforts following Dawson College tragedy in 2016)
He enjoys turning ambitious strategic ideas and visions that have a positive impact into reality with passion, boldness, drive, thick skin, vision, (short & long-term goals) with a big love for people. Proactive leader with proven capacity to inspire, garner community support, provide clear direction and achieve consensus. Creating key relationships & building partnerships with his business acumen with resiliency & persistence are keys to his success.