“Ollie hosted our charity evening of stories, food and auction revelry and did an amazing job, hitting just the right tone and judging the occasion and the audience immaculately. Thank you so much!“
“We invited Ollie to Guernsey for the Wooden Spoon 6 Nations fundraiser. He was brilliant, our guests loved his stories. We would highly recommend him for both charity and corporate events.“
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Adventure with Optimist!
Ollie’s adventures have been many and varied and continue in support of chosen charities including Street Child, Alzheimers Society, Wooden Spoon and Cancer Research UK:
- Sailed around the world in the Clipper Race
- Cycled across America with RAAM
- Rode a Rickshaw across India
- Ran the world’s toughest marathon in Sierra Leone
- Climbed Africa’s highest mountain in 2018
- Coming in 2019: Mount Everest
- Also in 2019: A world record attempt..
He balances all of this with a demanding 9-5 at PWC but will never stop taking on new challenges with Optimist Performance and giving others the chance to join him.
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Update on preparation, altitude training and team-building with one month to go until Everest!read more
Ollie Phillips on how to manage setbacks and guard against complacency in any team.read more
The finest teams in elite sport and business have one thing in common: buy-in to a strong culture.read more
PWC Director Ollie Phillips on Optimist Performance, which he launched in January 2019 to inspire businesses to exceed their potential.read more
Announcing an exciting new relationship with Sunsail, and taking my sailing to the next level!read more
I’m delighted to officially launch my new website and a new chapter with my new brand, Optimist Performance.read more
Reflections on a first visit to Nepal with the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, and getting up close and personal with Everest!read more
The waiting is over, tomorrow we leave for Kilimanjaro…read more
I recently announced that my next challenge will be the biggest one out there: Mount Everest..read more
Blowing away stereotypes and navigating through professional sports retirement.read more
The 29th May marked the two year anniversary of one of the toughest things I’ve ever done, in aid of Street Child.read more
I will never forget the phrase “Racer Number T815”, mainly because it was almost surgically attached to me for 3,000 miles across America.read more