More than 30 years of analytics experience, primarily in Financial Services. For the last 18 years, George has been based in Asia, where he has led the regional analytical teams for American Express, Citibank and HSBC … that’s leadership of hundreds of analysts, support for numerous and diverse business areas, and the delivery of multi-million dollar returns. In addition to leading analytics functions, he’s also directly managed businesses and sales/distribution functions. His experience encompasses the end-to-end customer lifecycle – in all roles using analytics to drive product design and pricing, sales and marketing effectiveness, risk optimisation, operations and distribution. George is now semi-retired, but continues to be actively involved in Asian analytics – mentoring both analysts and business leaders to realise opportunities in big data, machine learning and the application of analytics to deliver real business impacts.