Oliver is the founder of TAU and serves as Chairman & CEO. He also chairs the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to launching TAU, Oliver served as an Operating Partner at Advent International, a global private equity firm with over $32B assets under management, where he co-invested in Equiniti and served as a non-executive director from buyout in 2007 to IPO in 2015.
Concurrently, Oliver served as the CEO of DF King Worldwide, a global financial communications and stakeholder management firm he founded in 2007.
Previously, Oliver served as a Member of the Global Executive Management Board at Computershare (ASX: CPU), the world’s largest share registry business and a leading financial markets technology provider. He joined Computershare when it acquired Pepper Technologies, a technology and consulting business he founded in 1998.
Oliver received a PhD in Strategic Management (magna cum laude) and a Masters of Business Administration-equivalent degree (first in his class) from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany, where he today serves as the Advisory Board Chairman of the LMU Entrepreneurship Center. He is also a Board Director of both the World Policy Institute and the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Oliver was appointed a Young Global Leader (YGL) of the World Economic Forum in 2010, and continues to be an active member of the community.
In 2005, Oliver and his wife established the Tashi Foundation for Bhutan, a nonprofit organization affiliated with UNICEF that is dedicated to children’s education. Oliver splits his time between TAU’s Hong Kong and New York offices.