Executive-in-Residence

Gerald Harvey
Executive-in-residence

Gerald Harvey is the Executive-in-Residence for the Institute of Ethical Leadership at the Rutgers Business School. Mr. Harvey has forty years experience as an attorney and corporate executive.  As the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Breeze-Eastern Corporation, a publicly-traded company, he oversaw SEC, NYSE, environmental and legal compliance. He also served as a managing director of the company's subsidiaries in England and Germany and worked extensively with its Brazilian subsidiary. Prior to that Mr. Harvey was a partner in a multi-office law firm where he focused on cross-border transactions and international arbitration. For a number of years he worked for a Japanese trading company with assignments in New York and Tokyo working extensively on international joint ventures. He began his overseas work as a foreign lawyer associate in the Tokyo office of a Japanese law firm.

As an outside attorney and as a general counsel of a corporation, Mr. Harvey worked extensively with senior managements and boards of directors on ethics and compliance matters. He also served as a member and chairman of the governing boards of a private school and a public university, served on and chaired audit committees at these institutions and served a proactive role in their respective compliance and ethics initiatives.

Mr. Harvey is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he served as editor-in-chief of The Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, and of Rutgers University. He received an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Rutgers upon completing his term as Chairman of the University's Board of Governors. At Rutgers, he and his wife have endowed the Keiko and Gerald Harvey Scholarship in Support of Women in Engineering.

Noting that the most stable, equitable and successful societies and institutions have strong traditions in values-based and ethical behaviors, Mr. Harvey seeks to use his experiences in cross-cultural environments to help advance the goals of the Institute of Ethical Leadership at the Rutgers Business School.

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