Oliver is a senior parliamentary researcher, writer and activist. He is the author of Suburban Socialism (Repeater Books: 2022), and also has written on a range of issues including UK Politics, US Politics and the relationship between colonialism and criminal justice. In 2019, Oliver was the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Brentwood & Ongar. In 2020, he was a Caucus Site Leader for the Bernie Sanders' Presidential campaign in Nevada. As a Policy Fellow at SOAS, Oliver is leading on a new project entitled Carceral Policy, Policing and Race - an initiative that studies the relationship between colonialism and modern criminal justice systems, with a particular focus on the Global South. Alongside his role at SOAS, Oliver is a senior researcher for a Labour MP.