Joe is the iCASP Director and also Director of water@leeds, one of the world’s largest interdisciplinary water research centres. Joe has been in Leeds since 2000 following degrees in Cambridge and Durham. He was at one time the UK’s youngest Professor.
Joe’s main expertise lies in catchment management and its impacts on soil and water processes, river flow and water quality. He has worked on peatlands, carbon cycling, flooding, sustainable agriculture, urban infrastructure impacts upon archaeology and has even studied UK tornadoes with results that featured on the BBC TV programme QI.