Jorge is the father of a 2-year-old girl who is on the AVUK programme after being bilaterally implanted at the age of 8-months.  Jorge understands the impact that AVT can have on children that are born with hearing impairment. 

Jorge spent most of his career in financial markets, including roles as CEO of MKM Longboat and Polygon Investment Partners, before retiring in 2012.  His interest is now mostly in philanthropy, specifically as founder of Rwanda Hope Foundation, a social impact organisation working in Rwanda and Grace Saves, which supports wildlife conservation projects.  He joined the AVUK board in October 2018.