George was born in Athens, Greece in 1972. He graduated Doukas School in 1990 and moved on to an undergraduate degree in Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Birmingham, UK [ BEng (Elec & Elec), 1990 – 1993]. After his graduation he immediately advanced his studies further to a postgraduate degree in Operational Research at the same University [ MSc (Eng) OR, 1993 – 1994 ]. During his studies he went through summer training at Super Channel, the leading satellite Greek channel as electronics engineer and at IBM Greece as an algorithm developer.
He served in the Hellenic Navy for two years (1994 – 1996) as a Petty Officer, in a position at the Hellenic Navy Detachment in The Netherlands, in charge of procurement of equipment and arms for frigates.
He started his career in the Private Insurance Industry in 1996, by joining Comergon SA Insurance Brokers. After obtaining his Insurance Broker Licence and passing through almost all departments of the firm he is serving as CEO since 2006. As of 2013 he has also been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is also the CEO of Comergon Cyprus, Comergon’s wholly owned subsidiary, ever since its establishment in 2009.
He serves as Comergon’s corporate representative in all international networks Comergon represents in the two countries of domicile: WBN, Assurex, IBN, EURIBRON, WING, GBN, Globex, TRC, UNISONSteadfast, Gallagher International Benefits Services, Lockton, BUCK, FUNK, Sequoia, Circles Group, Psynet Group. He also serves as the Corporate Representative at the Hellenic Insurance Brokers Association (HIBA), where he also serves as Secretary General since 2018.
He has participated in a significant number of conferences held throughout the globe, many times as speaker, on issues of Risk Management Corporate Accounts, International Accounts, Property / Casualty / EB, Supply Chain Insurances, Films & Events Insurances, Private Equity Transactional Insurance Products & Services, Claims Management, Client Services, Reinsurance, Networking and Insurance Mediation. He has represented Comergon in more than 70 international insurance broker conferences in various locations around the globe.
He has been very active since 2005 in various Greek and foreign insurance, economic and professional magazines, both as an interviewee and as an article-writer. Many of his articles have been published in the Financial and Insurance Press. Popular titles include: Courtage, Ecotec, Insurance World, Asfalistiki Agora, Μoter, Kefalaio, Κerdos, Brokers Time, Express and Naftemporiki.
He speaks Greek & English fluently as well as limited German & Dutch. He loves reading all kinds of books but especially on politics, economics and science. He enjoys cooking and as a fanatic DIY practitioner he is always in the middle of a project.
George is married and a father of three children.