Joe White MBE

Joe White MBE is Her Majesty’s Consul-General, San Francisco, and Technology Envoy to the United States in a combined role for the UK government.

Joe joins the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) following 20 years in the digital technology sector. He has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and venture capital investor.

He has served as: General Partner of Entrepreneur First, a Greylock backed early stage deep tech fund for which he’s raised and run $200m of funds; co-chair of GBx, a curated network of British entrepreneurs; a non-executive director for the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team where he advised on social impact technology products; and a former co-founder of, a website and ecommerce platform hosting 7m sites, which he exited in 2012.

He received an MBE from HM Queen in 2017 for Services to Technology Businesses.