Oliver is a specialist in systems design and governance, open government, open data and open social innovation. He is an early and central player in Germany in the field of Open Government to strengthen the innovation capacity and resilience of state and community - especially in the course of digital transformation.

For this purpose, he is specifically active in the areas of smart and sustainable urban development, strategic and policy alignment, participation and co-creation, and organisational development and capacity building. Among other things, he works in the coordination and strategy of the Open Government Network Germany in the context of Germany's participation in the Open Government Partnership and teaches Open Government and Open Data in the field of New Public Management in Baden-W├╝rttemberg.