Oliver has worked in communications for a long time, and is the founder of The Hunting Dynasty.
He began working in digital startups in Liverpool, NY, and London in the mid 90’s (after a Graphic design degree), shaping digital interaction and inventing some interactive TV elements that are on EPGs today. He was Creative Director up to board between 1999–2009 at Saatchi & Saatchi, and Ogilvy in London on global advertising campaigns for some of the world’s biggest and best-known companies, including BP, P&G, Cisco, IBM, Castrol, Avis, Toyota, and Visa. He’s won lots of the world’s top global advertising awards, and sat on global judging panels.
Since the late 2000’s he’s been working with psychology specifically through The Hunting Dynasty looking to find and build interventions that change behaviour.
He is author of ‘Inspiring Sustainable Behaviour: 19 Ways To Ask For Change’ [link on this site | link to Amazon (Routledge, 2011), which wrangles together environmental and social psychology, behavioural economics, and decision theory.
A speaker on behaviour at NATO (Latvia), Gov departments (Whitehall), Start-ups (Netherlands), Science Museum (London) and others.
Co-founder of the nearly five-year-old London Behavioural Economics Network which meets monthly.
He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, a member of The Association for Qualitative Research, and an Affiliate of the British Psychological Society.