George joined TDB Advisory as an Analyst in March 2016. At the end of 2016 he completed his Bachelor of Commerce at Victoria University, majoring in Economics and International Business, receiving the NZX Award for Excellence in International Business. During his studies, George spent a year at Waseda University in Tokyo, and speaks Japanese at working level proficiency. He has also pursued study of Mandarin Chinese, which he speaks at a limited working level proficiency.
At TDB Advisory George’s work has included:
- Lead analyst of TDB’s 2016 Iwi Investment Report;
- Co-author of best-practice review on the funding regime for Fire & Emergency New Zealand;
- Work on dairy sector regulation restructuring
- Undertook analysis and prepared a submission to the Commerce Commission on CPP review