Oliver Kellman, Jr., J.D., a Washington, D.C.-based emerging markets consultant and strategist, practices in following specialized areas: Domestic & International Public Policy and Geopolitical Engagement. Oliver Kellman, Jr. is a graduate of American University's Washington College of Law where he earned a Juris Doctorate degree and John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduating cum laude where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in criminal justice and psychology.
Mr. Oliver Kellman worked for the United States Congress during a tenure spanning several years, several capacities, and several members of Congress and Congressional Committees as chief -counsel, legislative-director and finally Chief of Staff where he worked for the United States House of Representatives' Committee on the Judiciary, Congressman Elliott Engel and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. Mr. Oliver Kellman has also served as a senior advisor to several financial and international groups in the Middle East, several countries spanning all five continents and a number of successful companies and wealth funds. Mr. Oliver Kellman currently serves as a Principal with the OKW Group. OKW has offices in Washington, DC, Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Libya, Tunisia and Egypt. OKW also has affiliated partnership offices in France, Hong Kong, Bahrain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Rome and Jordan. Mr. Oliver Kellman is also a partner and board member of EKO Real Estate Investment and Development.
Mr. Oliver Kellman created the corporate model of OKW and its subsidiary companies, launching into the global market place as one of the leading geopolitical and emerging markets companies on the international stage. Mr. Oliver Kellman, rejecting conventionally accepted geopolitical, financial and business consulting practices, directed the members of OKW to work with the principals of the key firms in Washington, D.C., the United States and globally. This model offered clients access to not one, but several issue specific companies, strategic partners and their specialists on a particular issue, and has been highly successful, in OKW's representation services to domestic and international clients, as well as foreign governments. The team approach values specific expertise over the economies of large scale firms, providing the best type of representation in a changing geopolitical environment. Under Mr. Oliver Kellman's supervision, OKW utilized this approach in executing the best representation in and on behalf of countries of interest and global organizations/companies throughout Africa, the Middle East and the Arab world.
Mr. Oliver Kellman's practice areas are focused on a variety of emerging market industries throughout the world in the areas of energy, healthcare, education and commerce. Mr. Oliver Kellman has also negotiated strategic partnerships on behalf of OKW to provide services in all aspects of infrastructure, construction both residential and commercial, development, and revitalization throughout the Middle East and Africa as well as other regions throughout the world. Mr. Kellman took his emerging markets and geopolitical expertise to a national audience, when he became the host of €Political Propaganda or Not€ on Voice of America. In addition to his own show, Mr. Kellman has appeared as a guest and the subject of discussion in countless print media sources radio and on several television networks, nationally and world-wide, including Al Jazeera English, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, CSPAN, etc. Mr. Oliver Kellman has also served as a member on the International Committee of the Arts of the nationally recognized Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as well as contributing members of the Washington Opera, Corcoran Gallery and Lincoln Center (based in New York City). Mr. Oliver Kellman is also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.