Silicon Valley Bank
Specialising in: Corporate Strategy, Managing Growth, Resource Planning, Project Co-ordination, Operational Improvement
Phone: +44 (0) 207 367 7863
Mobile Phone: +44 (0) 7702 501 728
Alex Harvey is Director of Strategy, UK Relationship Banking and is responsible for business planning and execution across Silicon Valley Bank's EMEA business lines. Alex also manages a number of relationships with growth-focused Venture Capital and Private Equity firms operating in Europe. Prior to this role Alex helped build the Corporate Banking team in the UK with a primary focus on Private Equity transactions, specifically leveraged and acquisition finance for companies in the UK and Northern Europe. Alex has also worked closely with a number of early and growth stage technology businesses since joining Silicon Valley Bank in 2010.
Alex began his career in management consultancy for Accenture’s Technology Solutions division, before going on to spend over 18 months working overseas in Latin America and Asia Pacific, most notably in ICT outsourcing for tier 1 network operator, Telecom New Zealand.
Upon returning to the UK Alex joined Samsung Electronics Research Institute where he was responsible for building the European mobile app-store team in addition to working closely with senior technologists, conducting market and competitor analysis with a focus on next generation smartphones, tablet devices and digital TV software.
Alex holds a bachelors degree with honors in Management Studies from the University of Nottingham.