Global Investment Strategist
Investment Solutions Group
George is a Managing Director and Global Investment Strategist in the Investment Solutions Group at SSGA. George works with large pools of capital on economic, investment policy and portfolio management issues and for several years headed the firm's active emerging markets strategy. He is a member of the firm's Senior Leadership Team.
Previous positions include pension fund consulting at the Frank Russell Company and investment management at Baring Asset Management in London. From 1981-1985 George served at the U.S. Treasury Department, first as U.S. Alternate Executive Director to the World Bank and, subsequently, as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs.
His prior and current affiliations/directorships include: Bretton Woods Committee, Chinese Finance Association, President Boston Economic Club, Executive Committee of the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations, Executive Committee Boston Society of Security Analysts; Visiting Committee Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard, Council on Foreign Relations and Chair of the Investment Committee of the Middle East Institute. He is currently a Trustee of The CFA Institute Research Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF.)
He has published in The Journal of Portfolio Management, Bank for International Settlements papers, Emerging Markets Review, the Financial Times, Pensions and Investments and many other industry and academic journals. He is an accredited speaker for the CFA Institute and has presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research and other academic and industry fora. George is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.