Joe is a Global Communications Specialist at Panasonic Corporation. Based in Tokyo, he leads global communications projects with colleagues from over 10 countries with the purpose of enhancing the company's brand image globally. In July 2021, he was selected as one of the company's inaugural Panasonic Young Leaders.
Prior to working for Panasonic, Joe studied a Bachelor of Arts in Interpreting and Translation at Western Sydney University where at the age of 22 he became a NAATI certified professional interpreter/translator.
Between 2014 and 2017, Joe worked for Peace Boat, a Japan-based international NGO in which he visited and worked in over 60 countries, interpreting for atomic-bomb survivors as part of Hibakusha Project and subject matter experts across the globe.