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Alex Harvey

Chief of Staff, Europe Relationship Banking

Silicon Valley Bank


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Alex Harvey is Chief of Staff, Europe Relationship Banking and is responsible for supporting the strategic and operational needs of the sales and relationship banking leadership team in Europe. Alex is closely involved in business planning, sales operations and execution of strategic initiatives across Silicon Valley Bank's businesses in EMEA. Prior to this role Alex helped found and build the Corporate Banking team in the UK with a primary focus on Private Equity transactions, specifically leveraged and acquisition finance for businesses 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 honours in Management Studies from the University of Nottingham.

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