Joe is deputy director of research and development at Learning and Work Institute. His work focuses on apprenticeships and technical education, and employment and social security.
Joe has over a decade of experience in employment and skills policy. Prior to joining L&W, Joe worked as a senior research fellow at IPPR, political advisor to a shadow secretary of state, and head of policy and research at a charity focused on good work. Joe has experience of service delivery, having worked as an employment advisor for long term unemployed people. Joe has extensive experience of local government, both as a councillor and cabinet lead for employment and skills, and as a council officer.