Virginia, US

George is Fragomen's Practice Leader in Nairobi, where he manages client accounts and provides government relations and strategy support. George oversees the staff within the Nairobi office and is responsible for service delivery to clients.

Prior to joining Fragomen in Kenya, George worked for the government of Kenya where he served in various capacities, including border control and management. George has also worked as an advisor to the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization of Liberia under the United Nations Mission to Liberia. In addition, George helped to draft and reorganize Kenya immigration regulations and processes involved in the issuance of work permits and passes to foreign nationals residing in Kenya.

George speaks English and Kiswahili.

Education


Daystar University
Moi University

Awards

United Nations Peacekeeping Service Award, United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), 2013

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Member, Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)

Processed passports for senior government of Kenya officials and assisted the Deputy Director of Immigration Services

Advised the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization of Liberia on recommendations to redesign immigration procedures and practices to enhance service delivery and national security

Processed work permits and verified related documentation

Performed field verification visits to ensure compliance with immigration legislation and organized phase out meetings with companies

Attended Permit Determination Committee meetings and interviewed selected entry permit applicants

Worked with a committee that restructured the immigration program to align with the new 2010 Constitution of Kenya, resulting in the current immigration regulations, forms and fees

Redesigned the form on employment utilized by companies in Kenya employing expatriates

Participated in a committee that provided recommendations on immigration business process enhancements to the government of Kenya that resulted in the removal of the need for permit holders to apply for re-entry permits