George Jose



Master of International Business
Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Melbourne Burwood

Graduation year


Deakin Young Alumni of the Year Award


Current position

Manager, Portfolio and Program
Management, EY


As the former president of Deakin Graduate School of Business (DGSB), George Jose has been credited with reinvigorating staff, student and industry engagement. He received the 2012 Deakin Young Alumni of the Year Award for outstanding service to Deakin, which recognised his contribution to the Deakin Graduate School of Business.

Career path and highlights

George has been an active contributor to the University since he was a student, including being on the Deakin University Council, Deakin Student Experience Sub-Committee and the MBA course review panel. He continues to act as an advisor for the DGSB and is a member of the Master of International Business course review panel and the MBA Advisory Board. He is also a former Deakin Commerce Alumni Steering Committee member. 

George works with Ernst & Young in Perth as Manager, Portfolio and Program Management. He was previously a project manager with Acontec Engineering based in Doha, Qatar. 

George won a prestigious Nexus Foundation Medal in recognition of his ongoing contributions to charitable causes and is involved with the Sacred Heart Mission Dining Hall initiative.