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Professor Charles Harvey

Business History & Management

Newcastle University



Charles Harvey is Professor of Business History and Management at Newcastle University. He has had a long career combining academic leadership roles with research and writing on topics within the fields of strategy, organization studies and international business. He has authored seven books, and has published extensively in leading journals such as Organization Studies, Human Relations, the Journal of Management Studies, The Economic History Review, Business History, and The Business History Review.

Before moving to Newcastle as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (2008-14), Professor Harvey served as Dean of Strathclyde Business School (2005-08), Dean of Bristol Business School (1999-2005), and Director of Royal Holloway School of Management (1990-99). Along the way, he has worked closely with numerous blue-chip companies, including IBM, JP Morgan Asset Management, Airbus Industries, Bombardier Transportation, and J Sainsbury.

He served as Chairman of Central Middlesex NHS Trust for six years, and has served on several boards in both the public and private sectors, including those of Galaxy Radio, the Academy of Enterprise, and the research grants board of the Economic and Social Research Council. He is presently a board member of the Community Foundation for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.