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Exeter Chamber appoints Wollens Partner, Charlotte McGregor as its new vice chair  

Charlotte McGregor, new vice chair of Exeter Chamber 

Exeter Chamber has appointed Charlotte McGregor as its new vice chair. Charlotte, Partner of Wollens Solicitors has served as a board director of Exeter Chamber since November 2021 and joins Tim Wadsworth in the joint role. 

The Exeter Chamber board is made up of 13 professionals representing key industries including retail, hospitality, health, education, finance, media, legal, transport, manufacturing, skills, recruitment, property and science and technology. Each board director is an ambitious leader in their field, and collectively work together to achieve a thriving economy for Exeter. 

The new vice chair brings with her a wealth of experience in the legal sector and has been a fundamental part of the business community in Exeter for almost 20 years. Charlotte heads up the Exeter office and is a Partner in the Private Client department.  

As Partner, Charlotte has acted for individuals who have shaped Exeter into the thriving community it is for the entirety of her legal career. Charlotte, formerly a Partner at Morgan & Pope Solicitors successfully merged with Wollens in 2018. Wollens can offer a complete service – the full spectrum of legal advice whether that’s a family matter or a commercial deal. The firm now serves clients across Devon from their three hub offices located in Exeter, South Devon and North Devon. 

Charlotte McGregor comments on her new appointment as vice chair of Exeter Chamber: “It is an immense privilege to serve on the board of directors as vice chair. Having sat as a Chamber board director for a year already, I feel well placed to support the chair, Steve Gates and chief executive officer, Richard Marsh, alongside my co-vice chair, Tim Wadsworth, with ambitious plans afoot.” 

Steve Gates, chair of Exeter Chamber comments: “I am delighted Charlotte has joined the executive board of the Chamber as vice chair. Her drive and commitment to business in Exeter is inspiring and I look forward to working collaboratively with her and the rest of the board on new initiatives in driving the Chamber forward.” 

Richard Marsh, CEO of Exeter Chamber adds: “Charlotte has been instrumental in the success of the Chamber since joining the board in 2021. Ambitious, progressive and a passion for driving business success in the city shines through in everything she does. Welcome Charlotte.” 

As the leading independent business membership organisation, Exeter Chamber continues to connect businesses and build knowledge through its well-established series of events. New for 2023, Exeter Chamber is launching its first ever stand-alone awards; the Exeter Impact Awards. The awards will recognise those who have made an impact on their own business or those who have made an impact in driving business success in the city and Greater Exeter Area. The awards will take place on Thursday 20th April at The Forge, by Winslade Manor.  

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