Born in Budapest, Hungary, Geza escaped with his family in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution, immigrating to Canada the same year. He grew up in Toronto, attending the University of Toronto Schools, where he was School Captain. He graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Human Ecology in 1972 after taking a break in his studies to work as a host in the Ontario Pavilion at Expo’70 in Osaka, Japan. Geza was selected as a Rhodes Scholar from Ontario, attending Oxford University and graduating with a BA / MA in Human Sciences in 1974; he completed his studies with a MSc in Economics from London School of Economics and Politics in 1975. Geza represented Canada as an epée fencer in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.
With now twelve published books, Geza is a prolific author of thrillers, memoirs, poetry and children's books. You can buy and learn more about these books on the "Books" page.
Geza’s professional experience has included stints in government, international organizations, finance, and environmental entrepreneurship. Since 2004, he has been managing a few investments and devoting himself to his family and his writing. He is on the Origination / Investment Committee of Syntaxis Capital, a mezzanine fund investing in Central and Eastern Europe and other emerging markets, and is involved with two renewable energy developers, Toronto-based JCM Capital and Vienna-based GreenSource GmbH.
Geza is a citizen of Canada and Hungary, and currently divides his time between Vermont and San Francisco, with frequent trips to Toronto, Vienna, London and New York to visit family and look after his business interests.