The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and journalists to build the civic institutions vital to a democratic society.

Practice Areas:


Executive Coaching

Individual coaching for members of senior staff

Oliver assists staff members in strengthening leadership and management skills, efficient use of time and resources, and interpersonal communications. His work includes analysis of business processes and recommendations for improvement.


Strategic Planning

Organization, facilitation, and assistance in creating a strategic plan

Oliver worked with senior management to design and facilitate a retreat for creating a strategic plan. He wrote the initial draft of the plan, which was subsequently adopted by the board of directors. 



International team facilitation

Oliver worked with team members in the US and in a particularly challenging international location to improve systems and communication.

  • Marc Schleifer, Regional Director, Eurasia & South Asia