Harvey joined the Trust as Chief Operating Officer in November 2018.
Harvey has worked in the NHS for the past 10 years, and has led services across unplanned, emergency and integrated care at a number of large hospitals providers including Kings College NHS Foundation Trust, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and St George’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. During his time as a senior leader Harvey has managed many Emergency Departments and set up a number of ambulatory and urgent care services.
Harvey is the executive lead for all operational services at the Trust, including the delivery of emergency care, elderly care, medicine services, elective and planned care, outpatients and diagnostics, critical care, surgical services, cancer services, children’s services, women’s services and obstetrics, integrated care and stroke services.
Harvey leads the Trust’s day to day operational response to flow in elective and non elective care, he is the senior executive responsible for delivery of the constitutional standards and holds responsibility for emergency planning and responsiveness.
Harvey is Senior Responsible Office for the Trust’s flagship transformation programme, the Best Flow Programme, (across both planned and unplanned care) and takes the lead on Trust improvements in Emergency Flow, theatre utilisation, cancer service improvements and outpatient improvements.
As Chief Operating Officer, Harvey works closely with the Trust’s Transformation Team, Finance Teams and Performance team to improve the services we provide to all our patients. Harvey is passionate about service transformation and efficiency and has a strong history of improvement in the NHS.
Harvey studied for his undergraduate degree at the University of Kent and lived in Canterbury for a number of years as a student; he now lives in Blackheath in London and is married with one daughter, but Kent remains close to his heart.
Harvey takes a keen interest in Health and Education policy at a local and national level. He serves as a Governor for the City of London Academy and for a number of primary schools across south east London. In his own time Harvey enjoys cooking, reading and spending quality time with his wife and daughter.