Joe is a policy fellow with a particular focus on net zero central banking, just transition and adaptation finance in emerging markets.
Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Joe was a Research Fellow in the Climate and Sustainability programme at ODI, where he led work on mobilising responsible investment in emerging markets and developing economies. His research supported financial institutions such as central banks and private investors by quantifying social and environmental risks, including those caused by disputes with workers and local communities, the physical effects of climate change or climate policy reforms. Joe has worked extensively on responsible investment and its potential to achieve sustainable and beneficial economic, social and environmental outcomes. Before joining ODI, Joe completed financial due diligence for some of the world’s leading agricultural investors, as well as working 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 and completed his D.Phil. at the University of Oxford.
- Net zero central banking in emerging markets
- Supporting sustainable employment and livelihoods as part of a just transition
- Mobilising adaptation finance from public and private finance institutions
- Operationalising Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement
- Quantifying social and environmental risks
News - 2023
Central banks and financial supervisors are essential to securing finance for a low-emissions, resilient world. This commentary explores how to make progress on this goal, an important part of the Paris Agreement. Read more