George serves as the Chief Financial Officer of GEMS Americas. An operating executive with 20+ years in education, his past roles include Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Pearson School Group and Achieve3000. In these roles he led digital transformation efforts to scale business operations resulting in double-digit growth. He has also served as an advisor and consultant to The Vistria Group, Hatch Group and other private equity firms and companies within the Education sector with a focus on early-stage and middle market EdTech businesses. As a leading executive in education and information services, his expertise has accelerated growth in companies throughout the sector including areas of e-learning, publishing, SaaS learning delivery, educational software and information services.