Resume of Dr KM George: Former – UN Advisor
Current Title : President and CEO of SDF –Sustainable Development Forum.
It is a policy body of development thinkers and policy makers advising institutions and governments. The aim is to know and proclaim, not to argue and win. SDF advocates social development issues including life style issues faced by the youth and the and senior citizens with corrective solutions.
Education: PhD in Economics.
Work Experience: 45 years in India and abroad.
Languages Known: Malayalam, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Gujarati, Pidgin, and English.
Areas of Specialisation: Monitoring & Evaluation; Socio –Economic Surveys; Micro Finance; Poverty Reduction Studies; Studies on the impact of Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations.
Rural Interaction: Visited 6500 villages & settlements (Interacted with 450,000 people in Afghanistan, India, Papua New Guinea & North Korea)
Publications: 94 Papers, two books & 55 Monitoring & Evaluation reports
Professional Bodies : Indian Society of Agricultural Economics.
Listed in Marquis (USA) “Who’s Who in the World” as one of the highest achievers.
Participated in a high power Training programme on “Preparing for the Rehabilitation Effort in Afghanistan” in Italy, jointly organized by UNOPS, ILO, and University of York & Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 25th Feb to 9th March, 2002.
Countries Visited: 54 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America & Pacific.
Organisations worked with: Bombay University, Sardar Patel University, National Dairy Dev Board, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank; Asian Development Bank, Govt of Rwanda, Govt of Papua New Guinea as advisor; UNDP, UNOPS, FAO, World Bank.
Currently working as: President and CEO of Sustainable Development Forum..India
Plus as UN Consultant on call.
Dr George KM