The Chairman of the Heart of the City has been conferred the honour of Knight Bachelor in Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year Honours List 2016. Sir Harvey was awarded his Knighthood for ‘services to economic growth and public life’.
Alongside his role as our Chairman, Sir Harvey is Co-Chair of the London Enterprise Panel, Chair of Governors at Birkbeck College, and a former Chairman of Prudential. He served as both Chairman and CEO of Man Group among many other senior roles, including Chairman of the London Development Agency, Chairman of London First, Director of Gateway to London and Chairman of the East London Business Alliance.
He is a founding donor and trustee of New Philanthropy Capital, Chairman of the Prince’s Teaching Institute, Chairman of iCould, President of Children and Families across Borders (CFAB), and a trustee of the Royal Anniversary Trust and of the Mayor’s Fund for London.
This article was written by Ikramul K. Choudhury.