George has spent the last 11 years working in marine ecology/conservation around the world. He has spent considerable time working as a coral reef researcher in the Caribbean investigating methods to reverse macroalgal phase-shifts, a subject he is currently investigating further for his PhD. He has also worked as a consultant for the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission monitoring their commitment to fisheries stock conservation and assessing levels of by-catch, and now works onboard oil exploration vessels as an acoustic operator, monitoring for presence of cetaceans in order to mitigate impacts of seismic surveys.
Throughout his career in marine ecology George has been committed to photography and, where possible uses it as a tool to communicate many of the issues facing the marine environment. He has been diving for 15 years and underwater photography is his greatest passion. Recently George joined the Earth In Focus team, a small group of award-winning ecologists/photographers who are using photography to demonstrate the importance of the natural world, creating insightful and captivating ecological stories.