Nwabueze Buchi George | @BuchisGorge
Born Nwabueze Buchi George on August 27, 1974, he has evolved to become a global entrepreneur and activist who has crested his name on the sand of time with his numerous achievements and honours.
Buchi George as he is fondly called, hails Imo State, Nigeria and his unquenchable desire for education saw him bag first, second and third degrees in Political Science, Aviation Management and Law from University of Uyo, Nigeria; Massey College New Zealand and National Open University, Nigeria respectively.
He has so far served in various capacities in both public and private sectors and is the Chairman of Uroil Oil And Gas Ltd, Headline Group; Executive Director of Global Family Funds On Education and Publisher of Headliners Magazine, National Mail Newspaper, Real Estate World Magazine, Midweek News Magazine amongst other companies where he sits at the top.
His love for fashion saw him create his own fashion label, House of George and he pushed on to be the Executive Producer of Pageant TV, Style TV News and has also founded many other television programmes and pageants which have shaped the pageantry industry in Nigeria and the global stage where he is currently playing.
For his love for education of less privileged children especially, Nwabueze Buchi George was in 2012 presented with a United Nations Medal of Honour as Global Children Education Activist, a title that made him an Ambassador of United Nations. He has so far used this role in making great impacts globally as a Global Campaigner of Children Education; Education Activist and Children Education Advocate.
With his role as a United Nations Ambassador and a lover of fashion and pageantry, Buchi George combined his experiences to kick off United Nations Fashion Week and Awards UNFW, a fashion programme that supports Global Campaign for Child Education. With endorsement from fifteen nations, the first edition of the event took place in New York City, United States of America in 2015, with the second edition billed for October, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
United Nations Fashion Week and Awards is packaged by his pageantry organization, Face of the World Organization and managed by other United Nations Ambassadors, drawn from across the world and Buchi George sits as the president of UNFW. The event is targeted at increasing the host nation’s direct foreign investments and tourism, while also providing upcoming and established designers and models with a brand new market, networking opportunities and a platform to expand to more nations.
He has also proposed the Commonwealth Fashion Week which is expected to take place in 2018 and 2020 during the Commonwealth Head of State Meeting in London, United Kingdom and Malaysia respectively.
Amb. Nwabueze Buchi George is motivational speaker, who has imbibed skills and creativity as tool for education of children and youths across the world. His programmes have occupied major spots on the calendars of most African celebrities in the fashion world especially.
They include: Miss Face Of The World Pageant; Global Fashion Week And Awards, Mister Face Of The World; Society For Child Education Concert; Miss Ebony World; Global Models Awards; Face Of World Awards; Miss Topmodel Africa; Mister Ebony World; Mister Global Tourism, amongst others.