Olivier Ballou is a Vice President at Crestview Strategy based in Washington D.C.
Olivier will be leading our Creative team, providing strategic direction informed by his decades plus of experience in visual storytelling. He holds the unique ability to translate complex policy ideas into stunning designs.
Prior to joining Crestview Strategy, Olivier provided his creative expertise to a diverse clientele, including prominent think tanks, energy, and defense companies, as well as the U.S. State Department. Prior to this he served as Design Director at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington D.C. and Director of Communications at the Canada Strong and Free Network (previously known as the Manning Center). Olivier has additionally contributed his skills as a graphic designer, speechwriter, and polling data analyst while working on Parliament Hill.
Olivier earned a master’s degree in Politics and Communications from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and Policy Management from Carleton University.