New chairman for leading business group in Cambridgeshire

A new chairman has been elected for a leading voice for business in Cambridgeshire.

Wednesday, 13th December 2017, 10:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th December 2017, 10:50 am

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.

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“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.”