In 1983, Joel founded Knightsbridge Advisers in London to offer institutional investors the opportunity to invest in the best early stage U.S. venture capital partnerships. Over the past 35 years, he has invested in over 130 venture partnerships on behalf of Knightsbridge. Joel remains involved in all aspects of portfolio management of Knightsbridge funds through KVC VIII.
In his 35 years as a venture partnership investor, Joel has developed Knightsbridge's relationships with top venture franchises and initiated commitments to several Roman numeral one funds that have gone on to achieve top tier status. He has successfully introduced several innovations to the funds of funds business, including one of the first early stage and venture growth composite funds strategies.
Joel received a BS in Economics from Drury College.