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Clare Johnston


We work with best-in-class technology professionals to support your ambitions. We're proud to have Clare support us and the teams we back, on people and talent.

Clare is the Founder and joint CEO of The Up Group, and member of the Board. She is one of Europe’s most seasoned talent advisors in digital, and has helped to build the senior management teams and Boards of many of Europe’s most disruptive and transformational businesses. Having self-funded and grown The Up Group from the ground, Clare has been recognised as one of Tech City Insider’s “100 Most Influential People in Tech” and was presented the Athena Award at the 2015 NatWest everywoman Awards for female entrepreneurs. Clare’s earlier career was as a Management Consultant for Detica, an international technology consultancy, as well as being co-Managing Director of an executive search firm. Clare graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick.