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George Cottrell
Principal - Private Family Office
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George Cottrell

Principal - Private Family Office
George Cottrell, a man of distinctiveness, hails from the heart of London, UK. Currently holding the position of Principal in a private family office, his journey to this role unveils a multifaceted career interwoven with politics, strategy, and philanthropy. With an inherent leadership style and a passion for excellence, he embodies the essence of a true trailblazer. In his current capacity as Principal, he deftly applies his acute business acumen and extensive industry knowledge to drive strategic initiatives within the family office. He oversees the management of family investment funds, focusing on the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, demonstrating his proficiency in investment management and achieving optimal results. Beyond the financial domain, he's influence extends to the political arena, where he served as a treasurer and head of fundraising for the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) during pivotal campaigns, including the EU Referendum Campaign in 2016 and The Brexit Party in 2019. His strategic insights and unwavering commitment played a crucial role in these campaigns, establishing his reputation as a highly influential political advisor and strategist. His expertise is in demand globally, and he has consulted in various countries, including the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, France, Sweden, Hungary, Kenya, and Montenegro. These international experiences have enriched his worldview, honing his strategic capabilities and expanding his professional repertoire. His career is marked by engagements with financial institutions, politicians, and political consulting firms, bridging the gap between finance and politics and contributing significantly in both spheres. He is affiliated with prestigious institutions such as The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), signifying his commitment to ethical practices and global security. Apart from his professional pursuits, he is deeply involved in philanthropy, showcasing his dedication to social responsibility and positively impacting society. Born and raised in London, the city's rich history and dynamic business environment nurtured his entrepreneurial spirit. He continuously seeks to expand his expertise and stay ahead of industry trends, reflecting his thirst for knowledge and growth. Beyond work, he finds balance through various interests and hobbies, contributing to his well-rounded lifestyle. Engaging in intellectually stimulating discussions, reading industry-related material, and exploring new attractions are all part of his pursuits. His biography portrays a man driven by a quest for excellence, an unwavering commitment to his roles, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact. His continuous pursuit of knowledge, adaptability, and commitment to social responsibility set him apart as an innovative leader, leaving a lasting impression on those he works with and the causes he supports.
Management of Family Investment Funds
United Kingdom

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Principal of a private family office

Jan 2016 - Present
United Kingdom

Treasurer & Head of Fundraising

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
1 yr 0 mos
United Kingdom


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