Skills for Care

Mike Harvey

Commercial Director, Skills for Care

Mike Harvey is Skills for Care’s Commercial Director. For over twenty years Mike has worked in public, private and VCSE organisations to increase social inclusion and reduce deprivation across a range of specialist areas.

Having worked extensively on policy, solution design, bidding, and operational management he has secured over £1B of public service contracts and led transformation programmes to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and financial sustainability of several organisations.

A natural innovator, he has sat on numerous boards and working groups for, and made recommendations to, a diverse variety of stakeholders ranging from Ofgem and the CBI to the Cabinet Office and Ministry of Justice. Mike also regularly volunteers to support young people though a programme called “inspiring the future” and was trustee of a North East charity supporting female offenders for over five years.