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Clare Johnston

Director of the Board
Clare Johnston has been CEO of The Up Group, which she founded, since 2007, and has been a member of The Up Group’s board since 2007. The Up Group is one of the leading global executive search and networking firms focusing on the digital industry. Prior to founding The Up Group, Ms. Johnston was a Management Consultant for Detica, an international technology consultancy, from 2002 to 2004, as well as co-Managing Director of Bright Young Things, an executive search firm from 2004 to 2007. Ms. Johnston has been an Investor/Network Partner at two VC funds, LocalGlobe and Keen Venture Partners, since 2016 and 2016, respectively. She graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Management Sciences from The University of Warwick (2001).