Fleur Harlan is a member of the US Studies Centre's Council of Advisors. Harlan is a Trustee of The Manhattan Institute, and a member of Business Executives for National Security, an America-wide, non-partisan organisation of senior executives using their business experience to help government leaders implement solutions to national security problems.
Formerly, Harlan was a limited partner of RS Lauder, Gaspar and Co. Ltd., a partnership that founded companies in the media and telecommunications industries for ten years. She was also managing director of Central European Development Corporation Ltd., which developed media companies and real estate in Central Europe. Prior to that, Fleur was a manager of Bain and Company and worked in Israel as a strategic planner with Scitex Corporation.
Harlan has an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a BA (with honors) from Cambridge University in England. She resides in New York and Sydney.