Clare Underwood


Clare Underwood, BSc, ACA

Clare is the Chief Operating Officer and Group Company Secretary of John Laing Group plc. She joined John Laing in September 2018 as Group Company Secretary.

Clare has extensive governance and listed company experience.
Previously, Clare was Head of London and Group Company Secretary for Cable & Wireless Communications plc, having been appointed as Company Secretary post the demerger of Cable & Wireless plc in 2010. Prior to that she was the Company Secretary of the Cable & Wireless Communications Operating Board and Project Director for the Cable & Wireless demerger. She was also the Head of Tax for Energis. Clare is a Chartered Accountant having qualified at PricewaterhouseCoopers