Oliver Riley

Head of IB Diploma Programme

I grew up in Henley-on-Thames, studied at Cambridge, worked as an Economist in London, and now teach at Copperfield Verbier. 

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For anything academic or IB-related, get in touch with Olli at olli@copperfield.education

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Olli's story

Olli has played a pivotal role in the school's curricula development, primarily its accreditation to teach the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Promoted to Head of IB DP in June 2021, Olli is instrumental in each student's intellectual development, spearheading individual academic plans for each student. He also supports our admissions and marketing teams. 


Olli is a qualified TEFL practitioner and an experienced tutor of Economics, History, Government and Politics. Olli debated frequently at the Cambridge Union, was the Men's 2nd team captain as well as social secretary of the athletics club. He has lived in Verbier since December 2020, joining Copperfield weeks before it opened its doors. 

Prior to working at Copperfield, Olli achieved a BA in Human, Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge. Olli has worked at the Adam Smith Institute in London, at Lucozade-Ribena-Suntory, and the Northern Trust Corporation.