International Commercial Director
Lindsey Oliver has been International Commercial Director at Bloomberg Television for four years. An experienced media professional Lindsey is also a trained lawyer and has worked for large media organizations in both capacities. General Counsel for CNBC Europe for five years, Lindsey moved across to head up their distribution team. Following her tenure at CNBC Lindsey became Commercial Director at Al Jazeera English, based in Doha, where she was part of the team that launched the English language version of one of the world’s most controversial television brands.
After successfully rolling out the Al Jazeera English channel Oliver moved to the Internet arena with Jalipo, an online content provider, before taking up her current position at Bloomberg Television. In her role she is responsible for distribution across Europe, Middle East and Africa and has been leading The Channel’s International localization initiative which, under her guidance has seen the completion of several new localization deals including BloombergHT in Turkey, Al Arab in the Middle East, RBC in Russia, Bank TV in Ukraine, Bulgaria on Air in Bulgaria and Bloomberg Africa based in Nigeria.