Meet Heath Harvey

Published in BizNews

The best in business and sport intersect at Saracens, the English and European rugby champions – a club with deep “Saffer” connections. Half owned by South Africans, captained by a Saffer and with half a dozen top SA players in the squad, it is the club of choice for the UK-based SA diaspora. CEO Heath Harvey inherited a club that was already on the rise and has taken it even further in the two years since replacing Edward Griffiths, best known in SA for his involvement with the 1995 World Cup winning Springboks. Harvey has personal connections with the country – was born in Johannesburg and spent his first 15 years in SA, schooled at The Ridge and Michaelhouse. In our interview in his office at the home of Saracens (Allianz Park in north London) he lifted the veil on what makes the European champion club tick, its ambitions to grow globally and provided insights into the exponential growth of rugby in the northern hemisphere. – Alec Hogg

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