A Board member since 2005, George is chairman of the Emmy’s Apartments Committee, chairman of the Selection Committee and a member of the Pharmacy Committee.

George practised as a community and hospital pharmacist before opening a consultancy practice – Independent Pharmacy Consulting (IPC), advising hospitals, supporting residential-care facilities and correctional institutions throughout Australia on strategic planning, service re-structure and change implementation.

Since retiring from practice, in addition to his Emmy Monash roles, George is a member of the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Quality and Safety/Exceptional Care Committee and is also active in pursuing a variety of social justice causes.

In his spare time, he enjoys listening to and playing music, golf and reading. George and his wife Hani have two children and five grandchildren, and enjoy travel, entertaining and spending time together.