Founder of The Ministry of Building, Innovation + Education

George is the founder and chairman of the educational charity The Ministry of Building, Innovation + Education (MOBIE). MOBIE was formed to inspire young people, through innovation and advanced creative thinking into the architecture, design and building industry by creating homes for 21st century living. MOBIE explores new ways of making and manufacturing to form new ways of living. The MOBIE Charity is a place for home design innovation, education and inspiration.

In 2017 MOBIE launched B-TEC courses in Advanced Building and Construction as well as MSc courses in Advanced Home Futures. MOBIE is about to launch a ground-breaking Primary and Secondary School outreach programme

George’s other roles:

  • Ambassador for the homeless charity Shelter,
  • Ambassador for the The Princes’ Foundation for the Built Environment
  • Ambassador for the Maggie Centres
  • Trustee for the Foundation of Light and the Beacon of Light
  • Patron for the John Soane Museum,
  • Patron for the The Civic Trust Awards
  • Patron for the Knight’s Youth Centre