Colin Harvey
Managing Director
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20+ years helping clients execute complex business, technology and change initiatives
Significant leadership experience in acquisition integration and project turnarounds
Assists clients in the development of internal capabilities for M&A integration, project portfolio management and program execution
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Colin Harvey is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal. He specializes in acquisition integration and complex program and change leadership. He has extensive experience planning and leading acquisition integration, managing strategic enterprise transformation programs and helping clients build and sustain internal capabilities around M&A integration, project portfolio management, program management and change management.

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With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Mr. Harvey has worked with companies across a wide range of industries including oil and gas downstream distribution and marketing, professional services, consumer products, healthcare, automotive and financial services.

Mr. Harvey’s notable experience includes:

Led the development of an organization’s internal M&A integration capabilities in support of its retail acquisition growth strategy, targeting lowering integration cost and risk, optimizing transaction benefits and driving continuous improvement across acquisitions.

Program Director for the transition of more than 800 retail locations from multiple transition service agreements (TSAs) to a new process, technology and support platform for a Fortune 100 downstream energy company.  

Integration Advisor for the acquisition integration of marketing assets as part of a $2.4 billion transaction for a Fortune 100 downstream energy company. Responsibilities included integration strategy, planning and program and change leadership for Day 1 and 100 plans and objectives.

Program Director for a $50 million enterprise integration program chartered with the establishment of a common organizational, process and technology platform to support the integration of six separate downstream petroleum distribution and marketing acquisitions.

Led the IT integration of a $250 million retail acquisition.  Responsibilities included developing integrated business and IT migration plans, cutover execution and operational stabilization.

Assisted multiple Fortune 100 companies across a range of industries improving processes to drive better project prioritization, selection and delivery for project portfolios ranging in annual budgets from $80 to $125million.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Harvey served as a Senior Manager with Hitachi Consulting. Prior to Hitachi Consulting, he was a Managing Consultant with IBM Business Consulting (formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting).

Mr. Harvey earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin.