About The Speaker
Kathy Harvey is Associate Dean, MBA and Executive Degrees. In this role she is responsible for the success of the School’s graduate management programmes. She is a Fellow of Keble College. Kathy is also responsible for articulating and developing the School’s international strategy for its graduate programmes, including developing academic partnerships. She takes a lead role in supporting the professional development of women students at Oxford Saïd. In her teaching role she leads the Entrepreneurship Project for the Executive MBA and teaches crisis and stakeholder management on programmes within the Executive Education portfolio. She is also a member of the Oxford Coaching Community, working with senior executives to achieve their professional goals. Previously she held the position of Director of Open Programmes. In this role she designed the School’s postgraduate diplomas, developed a number of short finance programmes and launched an innovative, modular, Oxford Transition to Leadership Programme. Before joining Saïd Business School she worked as a journalist and consultant, coaching senior executives and leading the strategic development of executive programmes for managers across the private and public sectors. She began her career working for the BBC as both a producer and reporter for thirteen years. As a political correspondent, she has interviewed many leading political figures including Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher and Gordon Brown. She has also worked as a freelance producer for Channel 4 TV and has written for the Sunday Times, Financial Times and the Independent.