Joe leads complex reviews, strategy and development for clients in and around government. Clients value Joe’s clear conceptual thinking, structured problem solving and compelling communication. Joe is also a sought after facilitator and presenter. Proud to be an ‘expert generalist’ Joe works across education, industry and other policy areas.
Led dandolo’s review of career education in Victorian government schools. dandolo recommendations resulted in $108m reprioritisation of funding.
Developed an evidence based argument to a state government for new funding to medical research institutes. This resulted in the first successful request for funding change in eleven years.
Evaluated of Teach for Australia (TFA) on behalf of its major funder. Following on from this evaluation the Australian Government recast their contractual relationship with TFA.
Reviewed the professional development programs offered by a state education department to the teaching workforce. The review resulted in significant reprioritisation of resources and the establishment of a new Academy to provide high quality PD.
Redesigned and developed a consistent statewide model for education for young people with illnesses that prevent them attending mainstream schools and developed the funding case for a pilot of this model.
Prior to dandolo Joe worked as:
a public policy consultant in a Big 4 firm,
an advisor to the New Zealand minister for communications and ICT during a period of unprecedented structural reform and government investment in telecommunications
a policy analyst on telecommunications and sustainable energy.
Joe has a first-class honours arts degree in Public Policy from Victoria University of Wellington. At university Joe was a champion debater and was national president and founding member of UN Youth.