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Karl George MBE

President of Black Business Collective.

Karl George MBE is a thought leader, internationally established expert in governance and a partner at RSM UK, where he is Head of Governance and part of the ESG advisory practice. Karl brings over thirty years of expertise in governance, compliance, and strategic development to his cross-sector work with boards and senior executives, leading assignments in the private, public and voluntary spheres.

Starting his career as an accountant, Karl has made a significant contribution to the world of governance including developing governance frameworks, conducting board effectiveness reviews and leading governance training. A Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute, he is the creator of The tgf Governance Code (a governance framework endorsed by Sir Adrian Cadbury), The RACE Equality Code (an EDI diagnostic tool), and The Effective Board Member Programmes.