Sir Harvey McGrath is Chair of Big Society Capital, and Chair of the Advisory Board of the Impact investing Institute. He is the former Chairman of Prudential plc, Man Group plc, the London Development Agency, and of the Governors of Birkbeck College, University of London,

An active philanthropist and social investor, Harvey is Chair of Heart of the City, which helps companies develop responsible business practices; Chair of West London Zone, which supports children and young people; Chair of Funding London, which provides capital to London based early stage businesses; and a trustee of New Philanthropy Capital, a research-based charity which gives advice and guidance to donors and charities.