Oliver is the Assistant Secretary in the Banking & Financial Stability Division. In his role he is responsible for the development of policy and legislation at both a domestic and EU level on issues such as banking and payments regulation, the provision of credit and consumer protection. He has responsibility for policy development in relation to the powers and functions of the Central Bank of Ireland and the NTMA. Prior to taking up his current role, Oliver was Chief Economist in the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment. He has also worked in the banking sector previously including Lloyds Banking Group and KBC. He was also Head of Research & Economics in an Irish stockbroker and has previously worked in the Central Bank of Ireland. He is a graduate from NUI Maynooth and Dublin City University and holds post graduate degrees in Economics and Finance. Oliver is also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Accountants.