Annabel Agace’s original career was as a chartered surveyor; she was a partner with Knight Frank, working with public sector clients across numerous agency, professional and consultancy projects.
Following a career break to bring up her children, since 2007 she has run Chalk Hill Contemporary Art, a gallery that occupies a part of her family’s modernist home in Guildford from where she promotes the work of a number of contemporary British artists. She was a trustee for many years of The Lightbox in Woking and an Ambassador for Surrey Community Foundation. As a grants committee member of one of the Wates Foundation family charities, she gets to see a number of local and national charities and has developed an interest in the charitable sector where she helps to promote partnership between charities and local communities.
Annabel is a member of the Business & Commercial Committee.