Joseph grew up in Brisbane, Australia enjoying the white beaches of the Sunshine Cosst. He completed medical school at the University of Queensland and has practiced as a doctor for the last 7 years across hospital in the state of Queensland. He is currently enrolled with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, completing his final year of Advanced Training in Nephrology. His interests are sports, including cricket, AFL (Australian Football League) and long-distance running, as well as hiking, camping and chess. He hopes to learn lessons from the Canadian health system to apply back home as a nephrologist in Australia.