Liverpool Chamber unveils new appointments

New people have joined the team at Liverpool Chamber following a rise in membership

Vicky Rooney
Vicky Rooney, events manager at Liverpool Chamber


Liverpool Chamber has made a number of appointments in response to continued membership growth.

Vicky Rooney has joined as events manager and James Parker as a business engagement officer. Ben Kelliher also joins the organisation as an apprentice.

As part of her new role, Vicky will be responsible for planning and overseeing a range of chamber events. These include its annual Innovation in Business Awards, monthly Well Connected networking events, Chamber-Business Networks and a series of engagement, training and wellbeing events.

She joins from the Federation of Small Businesses where she was operations support coordinator. Previously she worked in events management at ACC Liverpool.

James Parker will work alongside the chamber’s membership and policy teams to understand and respond to the needs of businesses in the Liverpool city region. His previous roles include a member of the news team for the World Gymnastics Championships and a marketing executive at Flare.


James Parker
James Parker, a business engagement officer at Liverpool Chamber
Ben Kelliher
Ben Kelliher, an apprentice at Liverpool Chamber


These new appointments follow a period of sustained growth in new members, patrons and strategic partners at Liverpool Chamber. It has also recently appointed Alison Lobb as its new chair and Chris Waine as deputy chair.

Paul Cherpeau, chief executive of Liverpool Chamber, said: “Recent years have seen the chamber go through a period of unprecedented change and modernisation, which continues to culminate in significant expansion of our membership.

“At such an important time, we are pleased to be able to add to the dynamic talent within our team. We look forward to welcoming all four new recruits and seeing them offer further support to our members and develop our role as the authentic voice of local business.”

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