Dame Clara Furse

Dame Clara Furse DBE

Non-Executive Director

Board director since 1 September 2014

Dame Clara was the Chief Executive of the London Stock Exchange Group plc from 2001 to 2009. She was also previously Group Chief Executive of Credit Lyonnais Rouse Ltd and Managing Director, Global Futures and Options at UBS AG. Dame Clara is also Chair of the UK Voluntary Carbon Markets Forum, which aims to operationalise London’s market for global voluntary carbon credits to accelerate the transition to net zero. Her previous non-executive career includes board appointments at Amadeus IT Group S.A. (2010-2022), Nomura Holdings Inc (2010 to 2017), Legal & General Group plc (2009 to 2013), Euroclear plc (2002 to 2009), Fortis (2006 to 2008) and LIFFE Holdings plc (1991 to 1999). In 2008 she was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Dame Clara holds a BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics.

Board Committees 

ESG Committee
Remuneration Committee

External appointments

Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A, non-executive director