J. Brett Harvey
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
CONSOL Energy Inc.
J. Brett Harvey is chairman and chief executive officer of
CONSOL Energy Inc.
Harvey also is a member of the board of directors of Barrick
Gold Corporation (Toronto) and Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
In addition, Harvey is a member of the following industry and
civic organizations: American Coalition for Clean Coal Energy board
member; Bituminous Coal Operators' Association (chairman
2006-present); Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International
Energy Agency; National Coal Council; National Mining Association
(chairman 2002-2004); The Conservation Fund; Virginia Coalfield
Economic Development Authority; Waterways Council, Inc.; World Coal
Institute (vice chairman 2001-2003); Allegheny Conference on
Community Development Executive Committee; Boy Scouts of America
National Executive Board and Boy Scouts of America Greater
Pittsburgh Council (chairman 2003-2006).
Harvey began his business career in 1979 with Kaiser Steel
Company at the Sunnyside Mine in Utah, and in 1984 he was elected
vice president and general manager for Kaiser Coal of New Mexico.
In 1986 he joined Utah Power & Light Company. Harvey was
elected vice president - mining for PacifiCorp in 1990. He was
named president and chief executive officer of Interwest in 1993,
vice president of PacifiCorp Fuels in 1993, and president and chief
executive officer of PacifiCorp Energy in 1995. He became president
and chief executive officer of CONSOL Energy Inc. on January 1,
A native of Utah, Harvey received a bachelor's degree in mining
engineering from the University of Utah.
In April 2000 Harvey was the recipient of the John E. Wilson
Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Utah's Mining
Engineering Department. In 2003 Harvey was presented with The Percy
Nicholls Award, which is jointly conferred by the Society for
Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Inc. and the American Society
of Mechanical Engineers for notable scientific or industrial
achievement in the field of solid fuels. He received the
Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Utah Alumni
Association in February 2008 and that same year was awarded an
honorary doctorate from Duquesne University. In May 2009 he was
inducted into the West Virginia Coal Hall of Fame.
Harvey and his wife Carol are the parents of four children -
Sam, Natalie, Trisha, and Jared, and have eight grandchildren.