John is originally from Hamilton Ontario. He studied at Ryerson before switching over to complete his studies at the University of Toronto. Upon graduation from U of T, he worked for Proctor and Redfern, a multi-disciplinary engineering and planning firm in Toronto.
A few years later, John co-founded Moore/George Associates Inc. with partner Richard Moore in 1979. Rick also worked at Proctor and Redfern. John and Rick worked together as partners for twenty one years, on a variety of projects throughout Ontario.
John created his own firm John George Associates Inc. - which was founded in 1997.
He has won over 20 national and international awards for his projects.
John has served on educational advisory panels throughout the province, was adjunct assistant professor at the University of Toronto School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture for ten years. He taught courses in Urban Design Studio, Site Engineering, Construction Technology, Professional Practice, Applied Computer Applications, CAD/GIS Design Systems, at both graduate and undergraduate levels – for both Architecture and Landscape Architecture students.
Projects John was involved with include over $45 million construction value, award winning waterfront developments in the GTA. His firm is one of the leading consultants in North America for the design of sports facilities.