Oliver is the Chief Executive of Nekton. Nekton’s mission is to accelerate the scientific exploration and protection of the ocean. Nekton work with ocean nations to undertake applied research to inform ocean policy, knowledge exchange and public engagement initiatives to improve the prosperity, resilience and sustainable governance of their ocean. Prior to Nekton, he was a critically acclaimed international investigative journalist with NBC, ABC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera, Discovery Channels and others. He is also the co- founder of the educational non-profit, Encounter EDU and the Ocean’s Academy.