Vic Annells

Executive Director, Mansion House


Vic Annells has been Executive Director of Mansion House & the Central Criminal Court since September 2017. His remit involves supporting and advising the Lord Mayor of the City of London to serve as a global ambassador for the UK-based financial and professional services industry. Vic’s role also covers the running of Mansion House as a home to the Lord Mayor, an office and a commercial venue, as well as managing the UK’s leading criminal court, known as the Old Bailey.

Prior to his arrival Vic was the Director for the Department for International Trade in Saudi Arabia and was the HM Consul General in Milan. Beginning his career with the Post Office he went on to gain international experience working in Africa, the Middle East and Europe in the public and private sectors, as well as the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Department for International Trade.

Vic was born in Romford London. He is married to Barbara and has two boys that live in Chester and Liverpool. He holds a master’s degree from Cambridge in International Relations. He also sits on the board of the Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and the Drapers’ Multi Academy Trust.