The cause of refugees from across the globe has always been a part of the life and career of George Soros the hedge fund manager who has seen consistent growth through good and bad financial times. Soros himself is a former refugee who spent many of his formative years looking to escape tyranny in its many forms; born in Hungary in 1930, George Soros spent his early teenage years hiding his Jewish faith from the Nazi’s after the World War II occupation of the country by German. The founder of Soros Fund Management would later set off an a remarkable refugee journey taking him from communist controlled Hungary across Europe to London where he studied at the London School of Economics before continuing his financial career on Wall Street in New York. Articles can be found on Investopedia.
George Soros has retained his compassion and willingness to help other refugees who are looking to follow a similar journey to that undertaken by the many credited with breaking the Bank of England in the 1990s; among the aspects of refugee life that have attracted the attention of Soros are the need to find new ways of making sure as many refugees are accepted across the world as possible, and the need to find new ways of allowing refugees to integrate into new communities without losing their own identity. George Soros feels his mission in life is to help as many people as possible live impressive and safe lives with their human rights intact, which he has been exploring with the aid of a personal fortune of more than $25 billion that was built on the back of his many decades of success as a hedge fund manager. Using his wealth for good is something George Soros is always looking to do as he has proved over recent months through a commitment to providing around $500 million in funding for refugees to use to develop businesses and their personal entrepreneurial skills on project-syndicate.org.
The role played by George Soros in developing the global response to refugees flooding into Europe and the role of other countries in handling the issue has been developed through his donations to the Democratic Party in the U.S. and his own Open Society Foundations charitable group. Soros has been eager to make sure a more liberal approach is taken to the refugee crisis the world is facing and a more liberal approach is taken to a wide range of foreign policy decisions on Forbes; George Soros is a believer in the open borders of the European Union and feels global citizenship is a trend that should be developed for the future.