George was awarded the CFA designation in 1993. He worked in the Irving organization for 20 years, where he also earned his CGA. George joined SEAMARK in 1996 where he quickly demonstrated his unending penchant for knowledge of every aspect of a company’s business. His diligence in understanding companies culminated in his appointment as Head of Equities at SEAMARK. George’s expertise is invaluable in the screening of names for inclusion on the firm’s ‘Masterlist’. As Chief Portfolio Officer, George holds the responsibility for identifying and determining the suitability of each company for this list, on which the team relies to construct portfolios meeting clients’ objectives. George’s focus on individual companies is the backbone of the team’s bottom‐up approach to portfolio construction.