Roger Harvey OBE

Roger Harvey OBE


Roger Harvey OBE joined the family business of Harveys in 1968. Now the company’s Chair, he spent more than 40 years developing the business (originally a clothes shop) to a full-scale department store which is a now a landmark in Halifax. Roger has carried out numerous roles outside the business supporting the local community and economy. In this capacity he was previously a Director for Halifax RLFC, a Director and Chair of Action Halifax and a Director of Project Challenge and the 900 Trust (Halifax Minster).  With a love of arts’ music and sport, Roger was until recently Chair of the Victoria Theatre Trust and President  of Halifax RLFC. 

In addition to the Piece Hall, Roger is a Patron of Northern Broadsides Theatre Company, President of the Halifax Choral Society and Vice President of the Community Foundation for Calderdale. 

Roger was appointed an OBE in the Queen's New Year Honours December 2008 for voluntary work with Calderdale organisations and appointed Freeman of the Borough of Calderdale December 2010.  

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