Harvey Schachter

Consultant & Facilitator, 8020Info Inc.

Harvey is a consultant, editor and writer, specializing in management and business issues. He writes the weekly Managing and Power Points columns for The Globe and Mail and has contributed to various publications, including Canadian Business, Kingston Life and Canadian Government Executive. He also has worked on a variety of projects for various levels of government.

Harvey has spent the bulk of his career in the mass media, giving him a unique understanding of how ideas and images are assimilated by a community, and has blended that with practical management and marketing experience.

After obtaining his B. Comm., Harvey edited the McGill News, taking it into the top ten rankings for North American alumni magazines, and then spent four years at the Toronto Star, as an education and feature writer. Harvey worked at The Kingston Whig-Standard for 16 years and held a variety of senior positions, including Planning and Promotions Manager, and Editor, winning an Owl award for his marketing work and two National Newspaper Awards for his writing.