At our core, we believe that work can and should be a source of fulfillment and inspiration. We envisage a world where every person feels empowered and engaged in their job, and where organizations are fueled by passion, purpose, and innovation.
We specialize in workplace consultancy and public speaking that transforms organizations from the inside out. By taking a holistic approach to business, we help our clients cultivate a culture of trust, collaboration, and excellence. Our proven methodologies, combined with our deep expertise in human behavior and motivation, enable us to unlock the full potential of individuals and teams alike.
Join us in creating a new standard of workplace excellence. Whether you're looking to revamp your company culture, improve employee engagement, or elevate your leadership skills, we have the tools and resources you need to succeed. Let's work together to build a brighter, more fulfilling future for all.
Through the delivery of lightbulb moments and insightful statistics, our Mavens can update you on the latest workplace trends to aid your organisation in making an informed decision during your transformation.
With well over a decade of experience, our network is vast! From architects and builders, to artists and brokers, we've got every step of the process covered.
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Maven is defined as 'knowledgeable' or 'expert'.
Workplace Maven specifically focuses on the built environment and how augment the employee experience.
"Ollie is an excellent speaker and presenter. His presentations are always nothing less than theories with proven statistics, facts and figures, interlaced with good graphics. His ability to keep everyone interested throughout a whole day session is amazing. We will feel like we are losing out if we do not pay attention.
And Ollie is always up for a good debate and discussion. There was never a dull moment in all sessions we've had with him. Even when there are options of other 'Oliver's' in different locations, we've always request for Ollie."
"Oliver is a Grade A showstopper on stage! It’s not easy to make a killer keynote out of workplace strategy, but Oliver nails it every time. He’s also a great media pundit - always gets rave reviews when on my radio/TV show."
"I've been working closely with Oliver on a number of industry events, and more recently he has worked with me on awareness of the future of the office for our wider regional Real Estate Team at Mastercard, I cannot praise Olivier enough on how he engages, informs and educates, during a forum. I would 100% recommend Oliver as a guest speaker or central host for your upcoming forum/event."
"Oliver is a Workplace genius. At Bluehaus we have worked with Oliver in a number of ways and scenarios. In some cases sharing insight with our people and teams during workshops and CPD’s, and in some cases where we have partnered with Oliver and HM on specific projects. We enjoy Oliver’s infectious energy and ability to look at the workplace from many different perspectives encouraging us, our teams and clients to think differently and to open up debate and discussions around the future of workplace and where the industry is headed. Oliver has a unique way of presenting and always enjoy his events and talks."
"Oliver knows what makes an organisation great from - what employees and employers want from their office and how to ensure that the buildings are designed in such a way, that it creates great positivity and collaboration."
"Oliver is an exceptionally engaging public speaker. His presentations influence and shape the design industry and provide fresh perspective on the major trends that are transforming our workplaces globally. His approach is fresh and lively, packed with great anecdotes, surprising paradoxes and a good sense of light humor. Oliver delivers valuable information as a keynote speaker in an inspiring and entertaining manner. Simply superb and a speaker I would recommend highly."
Oliver Baxter is a renowned independent workplace consultant and public speaker in the Gulf region. With over a decade of experience, he has established himself as a leading authority on workplace design and employee engagement in the built environment.
Baxter's career in the field began with his studies in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. After obtaining his Master’s degree, he worked for several years in the UK, helping businesses improve their employee experience. In 2015, he moved to the Gulf, where he quickly gained a reputation as an expert in his field.
As an independent consultant, Baxter has worked with a wide range of clients across various industries, including Finance, Tech, Media, Big Pharma, Healthcare, and Education. He has a proven track record of helping companies improve their organizational culture, enhance employee engagement, and boost productivity, through research infused interventions.
Baxter is also a highly sought-after public speaker, regularly delivering captivating keynotes and presentations at conferences and events across the World. He is known for his energetic, engaging, and informative presentations, which draw on his extensive experience and research in the field. He uses storytelling, humour, and real-world examples to engage and inspire my audiences the World over.
Overall, Oliver is an invaluable resource for any company looking to improve its organizational culture, employee engagement, and performance. His expertise, experience, and passion for his work make him one of the Gulf's most respected and sought-after workplace consultants and public speakers.