Nick Anstee

Nick Anstee
Nick Anstee
682nd Lord Mayor of London
In office
13 November 2009 – 12 November 2010
Preceded by Ian Luder CBE
Succeeded by Michael Bear
Personal details
Born 27 May 1958 (1958-05-27) (age 53)
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Claire, née Cooper
Children 3 daughters: Becca, Megan and Jen
Residence Barbican EC2
Alma mater INSEAD
Profession Accountant
Religion Anglican

Nicholas John Anstee (born 27 May 1958, North Cotswold) was the 682nd Lord Mayor of the City of London, from 2009 to 2010. He continues as the Alderman of the Ward of Aldersgate and has served as a representative in the City since his election as a Common Councillor in 1987.[1]


Early life

Alderman Anstee was born in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, the son of Wing Commander Peter Anstee by his wife Ann Price. He attended Stamford School in Lincolnshire, before going to INSEAD in Fontainebleau and Staffordshire University.


Having qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982, he worked for a number of clearing banks before becoming a partner in Arthur Andersen. He then moved to Deloitte and Touche. Anstee is now a senior director of the international law firm SJ Berwin.

He served as Sheriff of the City of London in 2003.[2]

Personal life

He married Claire Cooper in 1983. They have three daughters (including two born April 1985 and August 1987), who attended the City of London School for Girls.


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Civic offices
Preceded by
Ian Luder
Lord Mayor of the City of London
Succeeded by
Michael Bear