Joel is a recently-appointed Regional Manager with over 15 years of experience in the TESOL industry. After graduating from university in the USA, Joel worked for several years as Senior Art Director for Young and Rubicam (Y&R) and Saatchi & Saatchi in Zimbabwe before opening his own advertising agency.

He joined ICTE-UQ in 2002 and has held several positions including TESOL Language Teacher, Convenor - English for International Business Communication, Convenor - Bridging English Programme, Director of Studies (on a Chile secondment) and Director of the UQ-UCN English Language Institute in Chile where he lived for six years.

Joel is responsible for managing the Institute’s relationships in the key markets of Japan and China.


  • Bachelor of Fine Art (Advertising Design)
  • Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
  • Master of Education (TESOL)