Joseph joined E3G in April 2017 and works across EU energy, infrastructure and climate change policy, and on the Clean Economy Briefing Service. His previous employment covers the energy sector, with a particular focus on EU energy and governance, and the natural gas sector.
He joined E3G from the Energy Policy Group at the University of Exeter, where he was an Associate Research Fellow working on the politics of UK and European energy policy interaction, EU renewable energy development and market integration policies.His work also looked at the consequences of Brexit for UK-EU energy, and possible future relationships in the energy sector between them. Prior to this, he worked at price reporting agency Argus Media, covering the UK and northwest European wholesale natural gas markets, and previously worked on the Gas Security Project at the University of Leicester, analysing the globalisation of UK gas supply, and the development of shale gas in the UK, US and Europe. Joseph started his career working for upstream oil and gas consultancy Douglas-Westwood.
Joseph holds an MA in ‘International Relations and European Studies’ and a BA in ‘Conflict, Peace and Security’ from the University of Kent. His undergraduate work focused on EU foreign and security policy, as well as political terrorism and self-determination. His master’s thesis was on EU-Russia energy relations in the context of a common EU energy policy.