Joe Walsh joined the Blavatnik School of Government in January 2017 as the new Project Officer. Joe supports the development and tracking of new projects across the school and school governance processes.
Prior to joining BSG, Joe ran the doctoral programme at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and was a Student Experience Officer at Oxford Brookes working closely with their senior management team to review the student experience offer. He worked for the Lokahi foundation in a research and projects capacity running various community engagements, campus engagement and de-racialization research projects. He worked at LSE as a master research intern with the INFORM project.
Joe is a keen activist in local and national politics. He served as the Cherwell electoral districts lead remain campaigner for the “Labour In for Britain” campaign in 2016 and holds a variety of executive roles in the Banbury and Bicester Constituency Labour Party. He is a governor at the Orchard Fields Primary School and volunteers occasionally at the Broken Spoke bike co-operative. He is involved a few interfaith initiatives locally. He is a very occasional and lazy attendee of the Banbury Star cycling club.
Joe holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics from Heythrop College and a M.A. Religion in Contemporary Society from King’s College London.