Eliot Olivier

Treasurer of the Evatt Foundation


Eliot is a Sydney-based lawyer. He has worked for leading labour and plaintiff law firms in Australia and London, and specialises in class actions and financial services litigation. Prior to entering the law, he worked in government and politics, and was an advisor to the Gillard/Rudd Labor government. He holds degrees in politics and law from the University of Sydney and completed postgraduate studies in law and philosophy at University College London.


Eliot has a long association with the Australian labour movement, and is committed to the ideals of social justice, equality and democracy. His current interests include financial and corporate regulation, inequality, civil liberties and democratic institutions.


Eliot was elected Treasurer of the Evatt Foundation in 2018.