George has worked for International Alert since 2013, leading programme development in the region and providing technical support on monitoring and evaluation.
He has extensive experience designing and evaluating peacebuilding programming in Kenya and Somalia. His areas of expertise include democratic transitions, security sector reform, civil society engagement, preventing violent extremism, conflict early warning systems and economic development for peace. He also has extensive experience within the higher education and non-profit sectors in the UK.
He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Bristol and an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies.