Jove Oliver

Jove Oliver

Senior Advisor – Communications

Jove Oliver has advised The Union on Communications since February 2014. He brings 15 years of experience in designing and implementing results-driven media, communications and digital strategies to address the major global challenges of our time.

Jove was a director at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), leading the communications and marketing departments. In that capacity, Jove was responsible for former President Bill Clinton’s media bookings, speechwriting and briefings related to CGI. He oversaw CGI’s branding, web development, correspondence, print production and graphic design. Working personally with CGI’s membership of heads of state, Fortune 500 CEOs, celebrities and civic leaders gave him a unique insight into how the public and private sectors can collaborate effectively.

Prior to joining CGI, Jove worked for the World Health Organization (WHO) developing social mobilisation and communications strategies for projects in more than 40 countries.

He has also consulted for a range of clients in the fields of global health, human rights and technology, including Amnesty International; Bloomberg Philanthropies; The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); WHO and the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia. Over the past three years, Jove has also served as an Advance Associate for President Barack Obama and The White House. In this capacity, he manages press logistics operations for 2-3 presidential trips each year.

Jove is based in New York City, but has lived and worked in eight countries across Europe, Africa and Asia and maintains a global network of contacts in media, business, government and the UN system. He is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.