Joel is the founding director of Clearpoint Counsel. He acts as general counsel to a select number of growth companies, funded start-ups, and subsidiaries of multinationals in the IT and other technology industries. He also works with social enterprises and is an advocate of collaborative work spaces, as well as pursuing the triple bottom line in corporate governance.
In addition to his law degree, Joel has a degree in political studies and a diploma in information security. He has previously worked as a fraud investigator for a leading international accounting practice, and as a lawyer and information security advisor for a large Japanese investment bank. He currently sits on the board of a number of commercial and not-for-profit organisations.
Joel invests in his clients by working with them to determine and plan their legal and commercial requirements – helping them to avoid and manage risk, as well as build and protect value for their stakeholders.