George Hall

Edinburgh, Vistage Chair

George has a passion for bringing out the best in people and opening their eyes to the art of the possible. He is a trusted coach and mentor to CEOs and MDs in the SME market.

Having delivered in business and management for over 30 years, George has wide ranging experience in start-ups, SME’s and Blue-Chip Companies across the UK, US and Asia. He spent the first 20 years of his career working in and with large Corporate Enterprise organisations. His previous roles include senior management positions in IBM, SAIC and FI Group.

While at FI Group, George lived for three years in India where he acquired an India software development company, and worked as a management consultant with a number of Asian corporations, including Philippines National Bank, Lopez Holdings and Meralco.

For the last 13 years George has used his skills and experience, including advisory group work, to help CEOs and MDs develop SME companies. George has been involved in all aspects of SMEs from improving sales and marketing processes, fund raising and CEO coaching to non-executive duties, succession planning and crisis management. He is a founding member of the Network of Trusted Advisors.

George is married with three “grown-up” boys and lives in Leith in Edinburgh.