Olivia received a BA with honours in Acting from Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts and following that she spent many years working as an actor in the UK.
She later completed a PGCE at the University of Warwick before commencing her teaching career. Since then, Olivia has been the Head of Drama at schools in London and the North East of England where she specialised in teaching drama at GCSE and A Level.
Most recently, Olivia spent the past four years as Head of Drama and Dance at a Nord Anglia school in Vietnam, at the same time completing an MA in International Education from Kings College London.
As a teacher of drama and dance, it may not be a surprise that her hobbies are singing, dance, performing and visiting the theatre! She also enjoys competitive fitness and powerlifting.