George first arrived in Australia from Shanghai China in 2007, and pursued a Computer Science degree at Monash University.
George started his professional career as a software engineer in 2010. He worked for technology company specialised in banking software; consulting firm on Federal Government projects; as well as leading electronic trading brokerage dealing with the Australian and global equity markets.
With his professional knowledge in technology and finance, George co-founded RoyalPay, Australia’s first QR code based cross-border payment company in 2015. George was the Chief Operating Officer for the company till Dec 2016, and the company achieved over AUD $50 million turnover in the first 12 months.
George was the Liberal House of Representatives Candidate for Hotham in the 2016 and 2019 Federal Election. Late 2016, George stood again in the Victorian Council Election, and he was successfully elected as a Councillor for the City of Kingston.
George understands the importance of creating more local jobs and responsibly managing a large council budget to deliver infrastructure and services while reducing the pressures on cost of living and doing business in Kingston. He understands that the life of a graduate and a new migrant has many challenges, and he has the experience to help local families fulfil their dreams.
George is committed to listening, delivering and making sure our diverse community continues to have the opportunity to live, work and raise their families in a council which is accountable and responsive.