Joly Dixon was (in 2008) an Associate at public affairs consultancy GPlus. Joly Dixon spent nearly 30 years at the European Commission, holding a variety of senior posts. He advised GPlus Europe clients on international finance, government relations and financial services.
During his time at the Commission he was Director for International Affairs in the Department for Economic and Financial Affairs from 1992 to 2003. Previous to this he was in the private office of former Commission President Jacques Delors, advising the President on economic and monetary affairs. In a spell outside the Commission in 2000-2001, he was the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General in the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, where he headed the EU's efforts in economic reconstruction. He has also worked extensively on the reform of indirect taxation in Bosnia where he chaired the Indirect Tax Authority.
He is currently the Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) and a senior advisor to the Chief Economist of the European Bank. He also chairs Jersey's Fiscal Policy Panel and is a fellow of the Royal Statistics Society. His career began as a lecturer in economics statistics and econometrics at the universities of York and Exeter.  He is also one of the six part-time Commissioners at Statistics Commission.
- GPlus Europe, Joly Dixon, Web Archive, 24 May 2008, accessed 11 January 2010.
- Statistics Commission, The Commissioners, accessed 11 January 2010.