Founder & Artistic Director
Awarded Thought Leader 2013 by the Best Practice Institute, Richard Olivier is Artistic Director and founder of Olivier Mythodrama. He works internationally as a leadership development consultant, keynote conference speaker and workshop leader. He was a guest speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2003 & 2009 and collaborates with many other global organisations.
He was a leading theatre director for over 10 years and directed Henry V for the opening of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London in 1997.
Richard is the founding voice within Mythodrama – a new form of experiential learning which combines great stories with psychological insights, creative exercises and organisational development techniques to explore issues faced by modern leaders. He has worked extensively in the fields of Organisational and Personal Development and his work today is at the leading edge of bringing the world of theatre into the development of authentic leaders.
From 1998-2003 he was the Master of Mythodrama at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and is an Associate Fellow of Said Business School, University of Oxford.
He is the author of “Inspirational Leadership – Henry V and the Muse of Fire” & co-author of “Peak Performance Presentations – How to Present with Passion and Purpose”.