Patrick Harverson

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Harverson (right) with Sir Richard Lambert, 2013

Patrick Richard Harverson LVO is a public relations executive and former journalist. Since 2013, he has been a managing partner of Milltown Partners LLP. He was previously the Communications Secretary to The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, in addition to being Official Spokesman to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


Early life[edit]

Patrick Harverson was born in 1962, and educated at Belmont Abbey, Hereford, Brockenhurst College, Hampshire, and the London School of Economics.


He worked for the Financial Times newspaper from 1988 to 2000. Roles covered included stock market reporter 1988-1989, economics staff writer 1989-1990, New York correspondent 1990-1995, business reporter 1995-1997, and sports correspondent 1997-2000. From the Financial Times, he joined Manchester United football club as Director of Communications.

He joined the Office of the Prince of Wales on 2 February 2004.[1] He was appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) in the 2013 New Year Honours.[2]

In 2013, Harverson left the Royal Household to enter the private sector and he joined Milltown Partners LLP as a managing partner.[3]


  1. ^ Bates, Stephen (6 February 2004). "The Guardian profile: Patrick Harverson". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  2. ^ "No. 60367". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 2012. p. 3.
  3. ^ "Harverson, Patrick Richard". Who's Who 2018. Oxford University Press. 1 December 2017. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.44803. Missing or empty |url= (help)