COO / co-founderat GlobalFundMedia
Oliver began his career as a research analyst at the London School of Economics Business Performance Group. There he worked on a number of consultations with FTSE 100 companies and the European Union.
After three years as a research analyst, Oliver was one of the founding employees of Interactive Investor, a venture to bring financial information and products to the European retail online audience. This was Europe’s first online financial portal attracting over 350,000 personal finance accounts and was listed on the LSE and NASDAQ in 1999 with a market capitalisation of £350 million. It was a market maker and leader in online advertising and also at retail product distribution. At Interactive Investor Oliver was responsible for the consultative sales and advertising sales teams and developed business relationships with leading investment managers and service providers across Europe.
After five years at interactive investor, Oliver was recruited to work at IG Group plc. , the financial broker and world’s first spread betting firm, as a Director of e-commerce. He was charged with broadening the company’s client base through developing and marketing an online trading interface to all its products.
After two years with IG Group, in 2002, Oliver left to set up GFM ltd. and has focused on the technological development and management of its websites, creating a specialised online team to expand and monetise its content worldwide.
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