by Josh Morris
Hurd is a super-Technocrat in that he works within
Big Tech, which is implementing Technocracy, and
economic issues such as Sustainable Development.
under Obama in the U.S. Department of Commerce and
on the White House Business Council.
Facebook director appointed at GoCompare
A former director at Facebook has been appointed as a non-executive
director at Newport-headquartered GoCompare.
Joe Hurd, who joins the company today (22 February 2018), was
recently director of emerging business at the social networking
giant and was appointed in the administration of President
Barack Obama, advising the US
Secretary of Commerce on trade policy and serving on the White House
Trilateral Commission member
Prior to this he held senior business development roles at,
He started his
professional career in London as a corporate securities lawyer at
Hurd is a member of the
Council on Foreign Relations and
the North American Group of the
Trilateral Commission, and is on
the Board of Directors of Bullis Charter School and the
American Swiss Foundation.
Sir Peter Wood, chairman of
GoCompare.com Group plc, said:
"I'm pleased to
welcome Joe to the GoCompare board."
"Joe has a wealth of experience working with exciting tech
companies throughout the world, and he will play a valuable and
important role on the board as the group looks to develop its
mission of 'helping people everywhere save time and money'."