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Harvey Robins became Director of Strategic Planning and Operations for the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation in 2006.
He furthers its organizational objectives and works with the president and senior leadership to create and implement the Foundation's strategic business and operating plans.
He also supports the president's communications strategy and oversees the Communications Office.
has more than three decades' experience managing nonprofit and government operations.
He has served as director of the Mayor's Office of Operations for the City of New York, deputy chancellor for finance for the NYC Board of Education, first deputy administrator for the NYC Human Resources Administration, vice president for finance and budget at the Open Society Institute, budget director for NYU Medical Center, and assistant executive director for policy and planning at the Children's Aid Society.
These responsibilities have given him wide-ranging experience in strategic planning, operations, fiscal management, outcome measurement, organizational restructuring and succession planning.
Robins holds a bachelor's degree from George Washington University, a master's in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD in public policy from Union Graduate School (formerly at Antioch College).