Georg joined ClientEarth in 2016 as a trustee. He brings a wealth of experience in supporting companies both in the not-for-profit as well as for-profit sector through financial as well as strategic advisory and mentoring services.
Georg serves as a member of the Investment Committee and Deal Team Advisor of Big Issue Invest, a group of funds which provide finance to and support the growth of sustainable social as well as for profit-with-purpose enterprises in the UK. Since inception in 2005, Big Issue Invest have invested in more than 400 social enterprises and charities across the UK. He is also a member of the Ashoka Support Network (ASN), a global community of business leaders from a variety of fields who support Ashoka fellows (social entrepreneurs) both financially and strategically. Georg also serves on the Board of Be Caring, a regional Social Care provider in the UK.
Georg’s previous expertise is in investment, Private Equity and Management Consultancy. He acted as a non-executive Director of Pillarstone, a KKR backed investment vehicle to restructure non-performing bank loans. His career in Private Equity was as Partner with Advent International (2003-2016) and JP Morgan Partners (1993-2003). At Advent International he acted as general manager in the Frankfurt office. He then opened and was responsible for the Mumbai office before returning to London. At J.P. Morgan Partners he worked in New York, London and then Munich where he opened and headed up the office.