A RIPON wine merchant has become the second person to lead the city’s Chamber of Trade since its relaunch last year.
Emma Ryan was voted in as chairwoman at the Ripon and District Chamber of Trade and Commerce AGM lsat week.
She takes over from Stephen Craggs who had been chairman since the organisation was re-established in August last year.
Mrs Ryan runs Great Northern Wine on Blossomgate with her husband, Mark.
She told the Gazette she is excited to take over the role and hopes to learn from the experience of the last year to keep improving the Chamber of Trade.