Professor George Mickhail is a geopolitical risk analyst who fosters the interaction of business with academe, due to his hybrid educational and professional background in accounting, computer science, operations research and information systems. He is an alumnus of Ain Shams University, Sadat Academy for Management Sciences, The London School of Economics & Political Science, University of Wollongong, and a former Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Scholar. His research on MetaCapitalism is focused on the geopolitical risks of financial networks. He is an eclectic published author in leading scholarly and professional practice journals. He has also won competitive research funding, fellowships and a former Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholar. In September 2018, he took up his appointment as Professor and Chair of Accounting at Bryant University partnership program with the Beijing Institute of Technology in Zhuhai after 30 years at the Universities of Sydney and Wollongong in Australia. Since 1995, he held visiting professorial and research fellowships at major AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS & IAE FRANCE accredited business schools in France and the United States. Prior to academe, he worked for international accounting firms, InfoTech consulting firms and Global 500 financial services institutions. He is actively involved with the profession, comments regularly on geopolitical economic affairs, and his research is cited in the global press.