Ollie completed his undergraduate degree at the Department of Sport & Health Sciences at the University of Exeter, graduating with a 1st Class Honours degree in 2017. He completed a Physiological Society vacation studentship, studying the temporo-spatial changes in integrin adhesome proteins in response to eccentric exercise. His dissertation investigated the differing responses to eccentric exercise in Type I and Type II fibre predominant muscle groups.
He began his PhD with Dr Gareth Wallis in 2017, as part of the Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP), funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) on an iCASE studentship in collaboration with Volac International. His PhD investigates the metabolism of the dairy carbohydrate, lactose.