He is one of the leading investment focused communications advisors in Europe and has expertise across all communications disciplines, with an especial focus in media relations, profile raising and risk mitigation.
Kekst CNC is unique because of our people and the fact that we never stand still. In the 15 years I have been with the business, we have always looked at ways to improve and stay at the forefront of the communications industry. Both in relation to our own development, and more importantly in terms of the advice to our clients.
Oliver gained significant in-house experience spending 2013 managing the international media relations and communications at Oyu Tolgoi, a world-leading copper and gold mine in Mongolia, managed by Rio Tinto, and in 2008, when he advised a German bank in financial difficulties.
He has supported on many of the most high-profile transactions in recent years. Oliver has ranked #1 in MergerLinks’ European M&A league tables for communications professionals based on volume, and #5 on disclosed deal value.
Prior to joining Kekst CNC in 2007, Oliver was a financial journalist at Mergermarket (FT Group) where he covered Private Equity and Germany. He continues to have a strong media network across major publications and geographies that he can leverage on behalf of his clients.
Oliver is the Partner responsible for HR in London and co-leads the firms Private Capital (Private Equity and Venture Capital) and Rise (Scale-ups) offerings. Oliver holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business and Marketing and is bilingual in German and English.