Oliver is a writer, performer, artist and teacher. As a performer, he presents mainly original songs on guitar, and has founded several bands : Zinc Gizmo, The Gruntles, Oya, and the Olly Hub Trio. He has worked with Belly dancers, Worldbeat bands, Blues & Rock musicians, has hosted many Open Stages on Vancouver Island  and                                             has  independently released 4 CDs since 1997.

Oliver also performs    " The 5 Key Tree ",   which is a musical exploration into the                                relationship between the Seven Chakras and the Five Directions.

He worked as a translator and teacher in Europe and Canada and is a world traveller,     having lived in Japan, Austria, Scotland, France, Bangladesh, Turkey and Egypt.
                               His home is on Vancouver Island in B.C. Canada.