Georg was born in the city of Prague and raised in Frankfurt. As Ice Hockey in Czech Republic is the most popular sport and Georg’s talent was quickly recognized by scouts he became a professional Ice Hockey player with the age of 17 and spend around 10 years playing on a professional level in the German Bundesliga. Through this experience which forged his character, he possesses a high level of skills such as determination towards a goal, team spirit and a hands on mentality.
During his law studies at the University of Frankfurt, Georg was already focusing on finance and law. His interest continued to grow further, not just on the legal side but also into the business side. Start-ups and innovative ideas have always captured his imagination, especially he believes in Web 3.0, Metaverse and Blockchain, where he is also active as an investor as an advisor.
George’s strong personal principles and rock-solid values guided his career in the finance and banking world. One could say that elements of his personality were critical, if not the most valuable ingredient, to his professional success and contribution to the DNA of Skyfall today. He has unparalleled experience in the industry, having been involved in over 60 venture debt transactions during his time of 6 years as an lawyer at Taylor Wessing.
With experience in this environment, he has a good understanding of the legal requirements and needs for young companies.