Until 2003, Joe was based in the consulting industry where he specialised in change management. In this role he undertook process re-engineering, culture change, IT implementation and strategy work for BAE, Barclays, Energis and the Bank of Scotland.
In his final role as Head of Business Analysis at Three, Joe ran an internal consultancy team which designed the business architecture of the company. After helping launch Three, Joe started his own manufacturing company in conjunction with an old school friend and returned to academia first at Lancaster University at then at Cardiff.
Joe's research focuses on critical management studies: the application of sociological theory to organisations and their inhabitants. His theoretical focus is on critical realism, especially in relation to knowledge and identity, whilst his empirical focus is currently on the management consulting industry.
After gaining a patent on one of his inventions, Joe started up StayMobile with a childhood friend. After successfully raising capital and selling the company, he retains a non-executive directorship on the board.
Joe performs consultancy work in the area of organisational change and leadership and has given talks on a number of subjects at conferences, industry meetings and general meetings. In recent years clients have included the board of Hoover, IBM, the British Computing Society, and several Management Consultancies.
Joe has appeared on both BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 2 as an industry expert on the telecoms and gaming industry. In 2007 he appeared on BBC 2's Dragon's Den.
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