George joined PayPoint in September 2004 and is responsible for the financial affairs of the group. George qualified as a chartered accountant with Touche Ross & Co (now Deloitte LLP) in 1979, where he served in the corporate finance and audit groups, becoming a partner in 1984. In 1987, George moved to Saatchi & Saatchi plc, serving as Deputy Finance Director. George subsequently moved to GEC in 1989, where, until 2001, he fulfilled the role of Financial Services Director. George left Marconi (formerly GEC) in 2001 to work as Group Director, Chief Executive’s Office at Centrica plc, and in 2003 was appointed as Director of Financial Control.