Harvey S. Keh, 31, graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University and is currently the Director for Youth Leadership
and Social Entrepreneurship at the Ateneo de Manila University’s School of Government. He is also the Lead Convenor of the Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership and is one of the inaugural Fellows at the Asian Institute of Management’s Team Energy Center for Bridging Societal Divides. He also works as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of AHON Foundation, an organization that helps promote literacy by building public elementary school libraries. Since its establishment last year, AHON Foundation has helped develop 40 public elementary school libraries that have benefitted more than 90,000 students. In 2002, Harvey founded and established Pathways to Higher Education-Philippines, a Ford Foundation-funded program based at Ateneo de Manila that seeks to help poor but deserving students gain access to quality higher education. To date, Pathways is currently helping more than 500 college and more than 1,600 pubic high school students finish college. Aside from this, Harvey continues to sit as Treasurer and youngest Board Member of Synergeia Foundation, a coalition of institutions and individuals whose main aim is to uplift the state of basic education in the Philippines.Harvey was also chosen as one of the 20 Young Leaders of Asia by the Asia Society, an international organization based in New York that aims to strengthen relationships and deepen understanding among the peoples of Asia and the United States of America.
Harvey also helps out in the family business and also writes regularly for national dailies, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times and Abante. Recently, he was chosen as one of the 2010 The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Awardees for the field of Public Education and Good Governance.