George was first elected in 2007 as Councillor to the Mearns. He also works as a scientific officer at the Scottish Agricultural College in Aberdeen, specialising in grass research.
He comes from a farming background and having lived all his life in the Mearns at Lumgair, takes a keen interest in the local community.
As Group Scout Leader and Venture Scout Leader of Stonehaven Scouts, he has had a long commitment to the Group over the last twenty years. He serves on Stonehaven It’s Special and the Stonehaven Hogmanay Festival committee and is a founder member of Stonehaven Fireballs Association.