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About Us


Ollivier People & Development is an independent coaching and training business that helps develop leadership capability and team performance.

Our expertise lies in delivering individual and group leadership programs and facilitating management development workshops.

All our solutions are delivered online.  We support start-ups, scale-ups and established businesses in the UK, Europe, US and Australia across a range of sectors including Media, Technology, Legal, Recruitment, Fashion, Retail, Education and Manufacturing.

We recognise that at times we won’t hold all the answers ourselves, so we harness the support of associate coaches, facilitators and technology partners to deliver the most effective result for our clients.

Businesses prefer to work with us as we have a history of working in commercial roles and leading successful teams.  This combined with our coaching expertise and training through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) puts us in a unique position to support the future success of your leaders and business.

Our goal is that your leaders and people managers have the platform to succeed and inspire the teams they lead.

Proud to have worked with

Rob Smith – Founder & Leadership Coach

As a leadership coach and training facilitator Rob partners with businesses globally, supporting their leaders with their professional development and success at work.

Throughout Rob’s 20-year career he has held senior leadership positions in the Recruitment, HR Consulting and Digital Advertising sectors.  Having managed multi million dollar sales budgets and large teams of people Rob brings a commercial lens and results focus to all of his work.  

Rob strives for high-impact coaching experiences at both an individual and organisational level, leaning on his diverse commercial background and commitment to development.  Subsequently he has coached and trained leaders in sectors including Tech, Education, Property, Manufacturing, Recruitment, Media & Advertising and Fashion & Retail.

As a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Rob is governed by a global standard of coaching and the ICF Code of Ethics.

He is a Certified Organisational Coach (Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership – IECL), NLP Practitioner Coach, DISC Practitioner and Strengthscope® Practitioner.

Rob believes that it’s a privilege to support the development of others and that it’s important to give back and have an impact in other ways too.

As a commitment to being a Business for Good, Rob has partnered with B1G1 to support their mission to create a world full of giving.

For every coaching program and training workshop Rob delivers, he supports high-impact causes, specifically providing education for children in the world that need it most

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