Vic Annells

CEO, Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce & Former Executive Director, Mansion House

Biography

Vic Annells has recently become Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, an independent, dynamic business membership and services organisation offering more opportunities to succeed at home, and internationally, than any other business membership organisation in Cambridgeshire.

Prior to this Vic was Executive Director of Mansion House & the Central Criminal Court. 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.

Vic’s experience also includes being 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 Drapers’ Multi Academy Trust.