Tom Harvey

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Tom Harvey "is the Founder and the Chief Executive Officer for the Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF).

"Mr. Harvey is a businessman whose career has focused on helping individuals and organizations win economically and politically in the energy and environment markets.

"Mr. Harvey is Chairman and CEO of the Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF), a non-profit foundation he founded 17 years ago. He served as CEO of Clean Fuels Technology, Inc., a leading alternative fuel company where he built the management team, raised over $40 million, commercialized the technology, and put the company on track for profitability. He served as Chairman of Roy F. Weston, Inc, one of the top ten environmental engineering firms in the country. As Chairman, Mr. Harvey was instrumental in Weston’s reorganization and turnaround.

"Adept at turning challenges into opportunities, Mr. Harvey has launched several successful companies, each centered on business development and technology commercialization. GETF specializes in environmental technology commercialization, energy and climate, and sustainable development best practices. The Foundation also offers the Internet’s leading energy and environment websites. Through GETF, Mr. Harvey has organized national initiatives on Aids Healthcare, Energy Strategy, Global Change, Sustainable Development, and Environmental Technology Commercialization. The other companies specialize in remote sensing, communications, management, and international business consulting. Clients have ranged from Fortune 100 companies to the White House, federal agencies, and foreign governments.

"Prior to starting his own companies, Mr. Harvey spent 20 years in senior positions with the White House, National Security Council, Department of Defense and Congress. A graduate of West Point, Mr. Harvey was selected as a Congressional Fellow and served as National Security Advisor to then Congressman Dick Cheney (R-WY) and Senator John Warner (R-VA). His White House experience includes developing the National Security Strategy report for President Reagan, working under the direction of General Colin Powell, and developing the National Space Strategy, working as a member of the National Space Council in the Bush Administration. In the Department of Defense he served as Congressional Liaison Officer, specializing in space operations, intelligence, energy and the environment and as speechwriter for the Army Chief of Staff.

"Mr. Harvey holds considerable international experience having lived and worked in numerous countries. He routinely travels and works in Russia providing humanitarian assistance to communities impacted by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and recently assisted in sending $12 million worth of medical supplies for Tsunami relief. He is the US Representative to the Regional Environmental Centers in Eastern Europe.

"Mr. Harvey holds a B.S. in Engineering from West Point, an M.A. in International Relations from Boston University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Puget Sound. He was a John Hopkins University Foreign Affairs Fellow. He and his wife Pam have been married 34 years and have four children and five grandchildren." [1]

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  1. Tom Harvey, Global Environment & Technology Foundation, accessed October 20, 2007.