Olivia is an experienced public affairs professional with experience of advising clients and designing campaigns in both the UK and internationally.

Prior to joining Blakeney, Olivia worked with APCO Worldwide where she was based in Riyadh and London offices. Olivia used her communications experience in a number of areas including city development, travel and tourism, healthcare, and mining and metals. In Riyadh, she was part of a Secretariat team building and managing Global Advisory Boards for a number of large scale projects. Prior to her time at APCO Olivia worked in the UK House of Lords as a Parliamentary Researcher for Lord David Puttnam CBE and as the Campaign Manager for Lord Jack McConnell where she oversaw an international team working in media relations and PR to promote the McConnell International Foundation’s charitable endeavours. Olivia graduated with an MA Hons. from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where she majored in International Relations.