Harvey Marcovitch was a consultant paediatrician, latterly at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford and postgraduate clinical tutor for North Oxfordshire.
He has been editor-in-chief of Archives of Disease in Childhood and of Clinical Risk as well as associate editor for the BMJ Publishing Group.
He has chaired the Committee on Publication Ethics, was a director of the Council of Science Editors (US) and board member of the UK Research Integrity office.
From 2001 to 2016, he was a panellist and then chairman of General Medical Council Fitness to Practice Panels followed by Tribunal Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.
Harvey is chairman of the board of Mac Keith Press, an academic publishing charity.