18 June 2009

Director Declaration

Clarkson PLC
("Clarksons" or "the Company")

Directorate Change - WS Atkins plc

The Company has been advised, pursuant to paragraph 9.6.14 of the Listing Rules, that Mr James Morley, a non-executive Director of Clarksons, will be retiring from the board of WS Atkins plc on 30 June 2009.

There are no further details to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 (2) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the Financial Services Authority.

Enquiries:

Clarkson PLC:

Steve Deasey
Company Secretary
020 7334 0000