Harvey Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group, Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group

Harvey Schwartz

Chief Executive Officer

The Carlyle Group

Harvey M. Schwartz is the Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle and member of the Board of Directors. He is based in New York.  

He is the former President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Mr. Schwartz joined Goldman Sachs in 1997 and subsequently held numerous senior leadership positions including Chief Financial Officer, Global Co-Head of the Securities Division, Head of Securities Division Sales, Head of North American Sales and Co-Head of the Americas Financing Group. He additionally served as a member of the firm’s Management Committee and co-headed its Risk Committee, Steering Committee on Regulatory Reform, Capital Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. Schwartz established the firm’s Investment Policy Committee on which he also served as a member. 

Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Schwartz spent a decade working at several financial firms, including Citicorp, from 1990 through 1997.

As both an investor and advisor, he is currently involved in a range of investment and philanthropic endeavors. These efforts include a focus on mental health and developing future business leaders, including women and young people seeking a career in finance.

He serves as the Group Chairperson and Non-Executive Director of The Bank of London, a clearing and payments bank with operations in London and New York City. In addition, Mr. Schwartz serves on the board of SoFi Technologies, Inc., a San Francisco-based fintech company, and One Mind, a nonprofit that accelerates collaborative research and advocacy to enable all individuals facing brain health challenges to build healthy, productive lives.

Mr. Schwartz earned his BA from Rutgers University, where he is a member of the university’s Board of Governors and its Hall of Distinguished Alumni. He received his MBA from Columbia University. 

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