Awarded Thought Leader 2013 by the Best Practice Institute, Richard Olivier is Artistic Director and founder of Olivier Mythodrama™. He works internationally as a leadership development consultant, keynote conference speaker and workshop leader. He was a guest speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2003 & 2009 and collaborates with many other global organizations.
He was a leading theatre director for over 10 years and directed Henry V for the opening of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London in 1997. Since then he has 20 years of Leadership and Organizational development work experience.
Richard is the founding voice within Mythodrama™. From 1998-2003 he was the Master of Mythodrama™ in London at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and is an Associate Fellow of Said Business School, University of Oxford.
Richard lives in London and is the author of Inspirational Leadership - Henry V and the Muse of Fire and co-author of Peak Performance Presentations - How to Present with Passion and Purpose.
Born and raised in Zürich, Switzerland, Laurence has been a passionate student of the ancient mysteries for forty years. He holds an MBA and is currently earning a Ph.D. in Leadership and Cultural Psychology.
He is a full-time archetypal coach, consultant, and teacher, using ancient techniques, including astrology, for the modern world. His ability to recognize underlying archetypes both in organizations and in individuals has brought him recognition worldwide. He continues to be a force in the ongoing movement to merge astrology with depth psychology, his approach is practical and full of metaphor and Jungian insight.
He has lectured internationally and conducted workshops at the Globe Theatre in London where he blended Shakespeare and Astrology. At the Cycles & Symbols Conference in California, he lectured on Venus in America (co-presented with his father James Hillman). He has also taught at Jean Houston's Mystery School, at Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Findhorn, and he has been a repeated guest lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis. He has taught small study groups and private students across the US and is the founder of the first online archetypal school, www.hillman-school.com
Laurence lives in St. Louis and is the author of Planets in Play - How to Reimagine Your Life Through the Language of Astrology and the co-author of Alignments - How to Live in Harmony with the Universe.