When he was 18, Joe was elected to Cotswold District Council in 2011 and has been re-elected three times. Joe became the youngest Mayor in the UK when he was elected Mayor of Cirencester in 2013 and held the position for two years.
Joe is a big football fan and supports Swindon Town and Chelsea. In his spare time he enjoys running and Italian food.
Joe became the Leader of Cotswold District Council when the Cotswolds Liberal Democrats won a majority on the Council in 2019. He was also re-elected to Gloucestershire County Council in May 2021.
Joe is also a Vice Chair of the Local Government Association (LGA) and Leader of the Liberal Democrats at the LGA.
Roles and responsibilities
Leader of the Council
Gloucestershire Economic Growth Joint Committee Strategic Planning Leaders' Board
Gloucestershire County Council Economic Growth Joint Committee
Performance and Appointments Committee
South West Councils