George joins the Wise Monkey team providing training and teaching in core areas of personal finance. George is an expert in the area of Economics and Personal Finance and a Senior Lecturer at The Open University teaching Economics and Personal Finance. In 2018 he gained Principal Fellow status with the Higher Education Academy.
After graduating with Honours in Economics from the University of Strathclyde, George went on to complete a PhD in Economics at the University of the West of England. He has edited and contributed to a popular undergraduate textbook 'Personal Finance' and, in addition to his academic work, George has completed the Financial Coach Practitioner Certificate Training and is a practising Financial Coach.
George’s vision is to empower clients to better understand the practical and emotional issues associated with money. He believes that by combining education around money with an understanding of the energy associated with money clients can build financial resilience. In an economy and society where individuals are required to take ever greater financial responsibility, the capacity to make informed decisions is a crucial life skill. George is committed to helping develop and sustain the standards associated with the growing profession of financial coaching.
More can be found on George’s LinkedIn page