Bob Harvey is the Champion for Auckland responsible for International Investment he was recently Chairman of Waterfront Auckland responsible for delivering a world class waterfront for Auckland city. He is the Auckland ambassador for the Lee Kuan Yew Award which Auckland City has entered for the 2016 Supreme World Award for the World’s most livable city.
He is Chairman of the Telecom Spark Foundation, Chairman of BNZ West and holds the position of Vice President of Mayors for Peace. He served 6 terms as Mayor of the city of Waitakere, retiring in November 2010. He was awarded, with six international Mayors, the United Nations Award for Peace in 1997 and the United Nations Life Time Achievement Award for the Environment in 2007.
Sir Bob was awarded a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours for 2013 for services to local body affairs and the community.