Lead Consultant, Hospitality Education
George is an educator and L&D professional with over 30 years of blended hospitality industry and academic experience, in Europe, Middle East, Asia and for the last 8 years in China as executive dean of reputable university hospitality programs.
Devoted to education and learning, for the last 20 years, he is faculty member, certified senior master trainer, educator, and advisor for AHLEI – American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute, regularly facilitating AHLEI’s worldwide industry recognition certification programs; CHA- Certified Hotel Administrator, CHE- Certified Hospitality Educator and CHT- Certified Hospitality Trainer.
Currently he is appointed as honorary professor within prestigious universities and various associations in Europe and Asia. He is also certified as an “Excellence Assessor” for EFQM- European Foundation of Quality Management (Business) and certified “Quality Auditor” of UNWTO Academy TEDQUAL Program.
His latest contribution to industry, involves applying research-based practical psychometric tools and related mentoring and coaching, targeting a strong “interests match” between new talents, associates, job and culture in the organizations, in order to tackle recruitment challenges.