Shell Harvey is an educator with 30 years experience as faculty member, administrator and senior public servant. Shell served as Assistant Deputy Minister from 1989 to 2001, in both the Ministry of Advanced Education and the Ministry of Education. Prior to joining the provincial government, he had a successful career with community colleges in Manitoba and British Columbia. He has served on numerous boards of governors including The Commonwealth of Learning, B.C. Centre for International Education, Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C., and the Centre for Applied Academics. Currently Shell heads an educational consulting company and maintains an active running and travel schedule.