Michael C. George, Chief of Staff
Michael C. George is Chief of Staff at Opportunity@Work. He is interested in how innovative policy can be used to improve social mobility, and has explored this through work at the White House National Economic Council, where he worked on place-based anti-poverty policy, urban issues, early education, non-profit financing, and social investment, and at Social Finance in London and Instiglio in Colombia, where he developed social and development impact bond proposals. Prior to Opportunity@Work, he was a research assistant for Professors Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren at the Harvard Department of Economics.
Michael studied Government and Economics at Harvard University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 2014. He will study at the London School of Economics and University of Oxford beginning in Fall 2015 as a Marshall Scholar.