Joel worked as an actor before training as a voice coach at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where he gained an MFA in Voice Studies, and was awarded the Diversity Scholarship Award in 2015.

He has worked as a facilitator and coach in business training and development, running one-to-one and group sessions with organisations including Disney, Marks & Spencer, FDA, Financial Times, G7 Global, Civil Service Live, Teach First, Merlin Entertainments Group, Southwark Council and The Advocacy Academy.

He regularly works as a voiceover artist and accent and dialect coach. He is also passionate about working within the educational sector on presentation and ownership skills, particularly with local authority staff, teachers, instructors and students.