George qualified from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2009). He completed an internship in equine medicine and surgery and carried out duties as a veterinary surgeon for the Greek Army before moving to the UK to work for the government at Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). He was a donkey owner as a child and carried out voluntary work with donkeys for the Greek Animal Welfare Fund.
George joined The Donkey Sanctuary in 2015 to work as a veterinary pathologist. He is a diplomate of the Royal College of Pathologists and he produced the section on neoplasia for this handbook.