FOUNDING PARTNER AND CHAIRMAN
George is a Fulbright Scholar and founding partner of the firm. He is a Certified Public Accountant accredited in Washington DC, USA, a Chartered Professional Accountant accredited in Ontario, Canada and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. He holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the American University in Washington DC, USA. Additionally, George is a member of the Liberian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ghana and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. He has been in professional practice over the last 30 years.
George served as Managing Partner of the firm from its inception in 1992 until 1996. Commencing in 1995 when the firm entered an alliance with Deloitte Consulting West Africa (DTCWA), George took up a series of senior roles in Deloitte’s international network. He served as Director of Operations of Deloitte & Touche Consulting (Liberia), Board Member and Head of Operations of DTCWA (based in Ghana), Education Coordinator for Africa (based in South Africa), Regional Coordinator for Africa (based in South Africa), Partner-in-Charge of Enterprise Risk Services in East Africa (based in Kenya) and Firm Director at Deloitte Canada (based in Toronto). During this period, he was privileged to represent the Africa region on Deloitte’s Risk Management and Information Technology Committees for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMA) Region.
In 2012, George returned to involvement in professional practice in Liberia, spearheading the process of the firm’s admission as a full member firm of the Baker Tilly International network. He is currently Chairman of Baker Tilly Liberia, providing oversight on the firm’s strategy and international alliances.
George has been actively involved in a number of professional organizations and, over the years, has presented or served as a professional resource-person at various professional forums, in several countries. He has served on the Editorial Board of the publication, Finance and Accounting Policy Pro Manual (FAPP), published by First Reference and CPA Canada. Additionally, he has been a lecturer at the College of Business and Public Administration, University of Liberia and is past Secretary-General of the Liberian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (LICPA). He remains keenly involved in the development of the accounting industry in Liberia, and currently chairs and/or serves on several of the Institute’s standing committees. He has been a member of the Technical and Standard Setters Forum of the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA). George is a past Vice President of the Liberian Business Association and, in 1994, received the association’s Distinguished Personality Award for his contributions toward the development and enhancement of Liberian business initiatives.