Gordon Hurst

24th September 2020

Gordon is a Chartered Accountant and joined Featurespace’s board in November 2014. Prior to that, he joined Capita Plc in 1988 and was appointed to Capita’s Board as Commercial Director in February 1995 and later appointed Finance Director in February 1996.

Through a combination of acquisitions and ground-breaking white collar outsourcing deals–initially in the public sector–the company continued its rapid growth and entered the FTSE 100 in 2001. Through this period Gordon was instrumental in managing acquisitions, large outsourcing deals, and building a team of commercially-focused Finance Directors to enable continued development of the business.  Gordon left Capita in February 2015 at which point Capita had turnover of c£4.5bn, employed c63,000 people, and spanned numerous markets including Financial Services and Banking. Gordon also is Non Executive Chair of the PE funded services businesses, Marston Holdings and Azets Group and is the Chair of the Audit Committee of Darktrace.