Clare Johnston

Founder and co-CEO

Clare is the Founder and joint CEO of The Up Group, and member of the Board. She specialises in senior executive and Board level roles across all functions.

She has helped build the senior management teams and Boards of many of Europe’s most successful digital businesses.  She has an extensive global network and hosts regular sector events attracting some of Europe’s most exciting investors, entrepreneurs as well as executives from start-ups through to global corporates.

Having self-funded and grown The Up Group from the ground up to a twenty-five person business, Clare was recognised in Management Today’s influential ’35 Women under 35′ list, as well as listed on Growing Business Young Guns 2012 awards.

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.