Joost is a DPhil student supervised by Yee Whye Teh and Yarin Gal. He is interested in representation learning, variational inference, and Bayesian methods. Furthermore he likes to play with new programming languages for ML, such as Swift and Julia. Previously, he spent two years at Twitter Cortex as part of the team that came out of the Magic Pony acquisition. He obtained his MSc. at the University of Amsterdam, working with Max Welling and Diederik Kingma. He is an Oxford-Google DeepMind scholar.