Joe first realised his love of teaching when he began teaching people to surf as a teenager. After pursuing his educational aspirations to complete a degree and Ph.D, in biology and microbiology respectively, he worked as a research scientist investigating novel antibacterial agents. His love of teaching drove him to complete a PGCE and become a science teacher.
Since qualifying Joe has taught science in bilingual as well as Welsh medium state schools, gaining a variety of experiences. He was Head of Additional Learning Needs in addition to teaching science to all ages at secondary. Joe is fluent in Welsh as well as English. He also speaks some French and finds languages fascinating. Joe's approach to education is holistic and he values experiences with pupils both in and out of the classroom. His personal interests include various sports like surfing, skiing and martial arts as well as playing board games and exploring new places.