Harvey is a Chartered Accountant and has more that thirty years experience, qualifying in the UK before moving to Australia in 1999. Harvey has held senior finance roles in industry and is currently the CFO of an advanced manufacturing business. Harvey has an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. 

Outside of work Harvey is an elected councillor for the City of Burnside in Adelaide and a member of its Audit Committee, as well as the Audit Committee of ERA Water.