Joe is a Research Fellow within the Climate and Sustainability programme at ODI, where he leads work on mobilising sustainable finance in emerging markets and developing economies. His research focusses on helping financial institutions such as central banks and private investors to quantify social and climate-related financial risks, such as those caused by disputes with local communities, extreme weather events or climate policy reforms. He has worked extensively on responsible investment, and how it can achieve beneficial long-term and sustainable economic, social and environmental outcomes.
Prior to ODI, Joe completed financial due diligence for some of the world’s leading agribusinesses and worked on the European Parliament’s Monetary and Economic Affairs Committee during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. He has an academic background in labour market economics, with a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.