programme manager of AI and the Future of Government, Centre for Public Impact
Joel leads CPI’s work on AI and the Future of Government. A qualified lawyer, he has advised senior government and judicial officers in large-scale digital court transformations.
Joel is an admitted Australian lawyer and has diverse private and public sector experience. He was a senior associate to the Honourable Justice Emerton at the Supreme Court of Victoria and previously worked for Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. He was also an associate at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked predominantly for public sector clients. Joel has volunteered for the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, the Fitzroy Legal Service as well the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service.
Joel received his Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Arts (Combined Hons – philosophy & political science) and Diploma of Modern Languages (Japanese) from the University of Melbourne, graduating as the Boston Consulting Group National Undergraduate Scholar. He was the critique and comment editor of the Melbourne University Law Review and received the prime minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Award in 2010 to undertake studies in comparative jurisprudence at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo.
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