A new chairman has been elected for a leading voice for business in Cambridgeshire.
Mary Currie-Smith, who is a partner at business recovery specialists Begbies Traynor in Cambridge, has been elected as chairman of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce.
She was elected at the organisation’s annual meeting.
Afterwards, she said: “I’m delighted to be stepping into this role at what is genuinely an exciting time of year when companies are thinking about what they can achieve in 2018.
“I am looking forward to working even more closely with members and helping them connect, support and grow their businesses.
“The chamber continues to play a vital role in supporting our members around a whole host of issues, which in turn enables them to concentrate on doing what they do best – running their companies.”
She has served as a director of the chamber of commerce for four years and as a vice-chair for the past 12 months.
She is also on the committee for the Cambridge and South Cambs Chamber and Business Women’s Sector.
John Bridge, chamber chief executive, said: “We look forward to working with Mary in her new capacity as chairman of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and will appreciate her continuing valuable input.”