Joe Wheatley joined the Energy Institute in 2019 to work on climate policy and project coordination for the EMPowER model. Joe’s background is in statistical physics and finance. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, he completed his PhD at Princeton University in 1988 on high-temperature superconductivity. He continued in basic research at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge before joining Goldman Sachs, London in 1996 as an interest rate derivatives dealer. His post-finance career has been in data science, with projects for private clients in domains such as agriculture, weather and energy.