Professor Harvey Maylor

Professor Harvey Maylor

Senior Academic Advisor

Dr Harvey Maylor is Senior Fellow in Management Practice and an Associate Professor, at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He teaches on the Major Projects Leadership Academy and the Saïd MSc in Major Programme Management, and leads their Leading Strategic Projects and SRO Fundamentals programmes.

He has worked as a consultant for governments, corporations and charities and, since 2021, is an Eminence Associate at Deloitte LLP.

His work is widely published in management journals and is highly cited. His main text (Project Management, Pearson, 5th edition 2022) is Europe’s best-selling PM text and has been translated into five different languages.

His research interests are in systems design and complexity in major projects and the integration of policy and project systems in government.

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Cultural Diplomacy and the Art of Soft Power

What is the role of cultural diplomacy in our ever-increasing polarised and divided world? How can we foster a better understanding between cultures and nations? How can cultural diplomacy pave the way to the wider cooperation and dialogue? During this seminar we will examine the role of cultural diplomacy, learn how we can foster an effective cultural dialogue, and examine the role of art and artists in shaping the island of Ireland’s image (North and South) in the international context.