Joel is responsible for creating the strategy and leading the delivery of Communications at HDR UK, working with colleagues across the central team as well as external partners and stakeholders to ensure HDR UK’s story is defined and well told to key audiences. Specific activities include leading the communications team, media relations, management of the portfolio of websites and digital channels, overseeing production of content and marketing of the Innovation Gateway.

Prior to joining HDR UK, Joel worked in campaigns and communications in the mental health sector– as Director of the UK’s male suicide prevention organisation, Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), and as Head of Communications for United for Global Mental Health.  In the earlier part of his career, Joel worked in a variety of senior roles in Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, both agency side and in-house.

Joel loves cycling, theatre and concerts. He is father to two boys and an avid but jaded supported of Brentford FC.