- Joe Hurd is appointed as a nominated member of the Lloyd’s Council.
- Joe replaces John Sununu, who will be stepping away from the Council in May 2023 to focus on his new role as Non-Executive Chair, Lloyd’s Americas, where he replaces Dave Duclos.
- Joe’s appointment will be effective 10 May 2023.
Lloyd’s, the world’s leading marketplace for commercial, corporate and specialty risk solutions, today welcomes Joe Hurd to the Council of Lloyd’s.
Joe Hurd is a Silicon Valley-based technology executive and Board Director who currently works as an Operating Partner at global venture capital firm SOSV, LLC, supporting life sciences and hardware CEOs to drive product and market expansion. Joe has considerable professional experience and expertise in workforce engagement, data and sustainability on both US and UK listed company boards, and is currently a Non-Executive Director with both Trustpilot Group plc (LSE: TRST) and Hays plc (LSE: HAS).
Joe previously worked at Linklaters and AOL before establishing himself as an entrepreneur with successful start-ups Friendster and VideoEgg. Previously, he was a Non-Executive Director of GoCo Group plc (dba GoCompare) and was the Lead Independent Director of SilverBox Engaged Merger Corp I. From 2009 until 2012, Joe served in the Obama Administration as a political appointee at the Department of Commerce, serving on the White House Business Council. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission.