Oliver joined Instinctif from Citigate Dewe Rogerson, where he was Head of Government Affairs and ESG Advisory. He has significant experience advising companies on corporate governance and sustainability policy as well as providing strategic counsel to clients on financial services regulation, listing rules and company law. In addition to stints at both Hampshire Trust Bank and Morrow Sodali, Europe’s leading corporate governance advisory firm, he served as Head of Corporate Governance at the Institute of Directors for over three years, launching the UK’s first Good Governance Index. Between 2011 – 2013 he worked for the UK’s audit and accountancy regulator, the Financial Reporting Council, as Head of Communications. The early part of his career was spent in politics, working for the Conservative Party and then for the Conservative Chief Whip in the House of Commons. In addition to his ESG expertise, he is also an experienced public affairs and corporate communications professional.