Fellows

Oliver Rieche

Programme: Turkey Europe Future Forum
Year: Year 2019
Expertise: Business
Oliver Rieche is a trainee solicitor at global law firm Reed Smith LLP in London, currently working in the Global Commercial Disputes department. He also co-chairs the firm’s LGBT+ network ‘PRISM’. Prior to commencing his legal career, Oliver worked on Western Balkan issues at the European External Action Service in Brussels. He gained further professional experience at the German Embassy in the Dominican Republic, a political think tank in Washington, D.C., and at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Kuala Lumpur. As a member of several youth leadership communities, including Sandbox, One Young World and Global Changemakers, Mr Rieche has a keen interest in civic society. He, for example, represented the voice of the German youth as Head Delegate of the German delegation during the G20 Youth Summit. Oliver holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law with Politics (University of Manchester) and two Master’s degrees in Public International Law (University of Cambridge) and Commercial Legal Practice (BPP University, London).