Working as an independent consultant since 2006 Joe has led on a number of national and international security related projects for government, commercial and private clients.
Joe is accredited as a Deployable Civilian Expert (DCE) by UK government Stabilisation Unit which supports conflict affected states. He is currently deployed to the International Institute of Justice (IIJ) in Malta as the Senior CT Investigations Adviser for Global Counter Terrorism Forum activity in North, East and West Africa and the Middle East.
Between 2006 and 2010, on behalf of UK government and EU, he managed an international project supporting Croatia’s accession to EU membership by delivering an integrated intelligence model, including the development of strategy and tactics against organised crime and corruption.
From 2011 to 2016 he project managed support for UK (FCO & DFID) efforts to bring, not only regional stability in East Africa, but also global security, by leading and developing Counter Terrorism capabilities and enhanced policing and investigative services throughout Somaliland, which included skills, equipment, building and infrastructure.
Working on behalf of the US government (Department of Defense) from 2010 to 2014 Joe was an adjunct professor for the Marshall Centre of European Security Studies, leading and participating in study programmes in Western and Eastern Europe and Central Asia for the prestigious Programme on Terrorism & Security Studies (PTSS) comprising senior Counter Terrorism officials from over 50 countries.
Joe has also been engaged by the US government (Department of Justice) since 2010 as a Special Adviser in Ukraine on the use Criminal Intelligence against Organised Crime and on policing in the Ukrainian conflict zone.
Joe is an accredited Deployable Civilian Expert (Strategic Police Adviser) by the UK government Stabilisation Unit.
Additionally, Joe provides discreet security advisory and investigative services to UK and international commercial operations and private individuals.