Mr Phil Harvey - Interim Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President

Phil Harvey joined Monash University in June 2019 in the role of Project Director (Finance) and in August 2020 was appointed Interim Executive Director, Corporate Finance.

As Interim Executive Director, Corporate Finance, Phil has made a positive impact in the University’s Corporate Finance division, supporting the University’s teaching, research and business needs, and leading a skilled and high-performance team to continue providing sound financial management and innovative business solutions, as well as the ongoing delivery of transformational and cultural change across the Finance portfolio.

As Project Director (Finance), Phil played an integral role in the negotiation and subsequent transition of Monash University Malaysia to a wholly-owned entity of Monash. He developed a full due diligence program and activated a thorough transition plan to ensure the seamless adaptation of all operational activities. He was also instrumental in the development of the Monash University Indonesia operating setup.

Prior to his employment with Monash, Phil held numerous CFO and Chief Operating Officer positions across a range of industries, including building materials and manufacturing, software development, and biofuels.

With a career spanning more than 30 years, Phil has strong commercial and leadership skills in business and finance, both in Australia and overseas, as well as extensive experience in setting up foreign business operations, undertaking regular business reviews, negotiating acquisitions domestically and internationally, and performance reporting.


Finance information for staff is available on the Finance Services intranet.


Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President
Chancellery, 27 Chancellors Walk
Wellington Road
Clayton VIC 3800 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9905 2004