John Bound, Phiddy Robertson and our Estate Agency team sell a wide range of town houses, country houses, farms and estates throughout Inverness and the Highlands while a dedicated staff bring the same high standard of expertise to our lettings and management service. We also provide a full range of rural and forestry services.

t: 01463 224343

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5.30pm

Friday: 9am - 5.00pm

You can also call us on 01463 224343 on Saturday mornings from 9.30am – 12.30pm.

Our People

Christian Wroe

BSc (Hons) MRICS


Christian undertakes management on Highland Estates with diverse employment, residential property, sporting, renewable energy and diversification footprints. Being a Registered Valuer and fulfilling regular compensation work completes a broad skill set.

Claire Acheson

MA (Hons) DipSurv MRICS

Senior Associate | Rural, Valuations

Claire has worked in Inverness since 2010, having joined Galbraith as a graduate and qualified as a rural chartered surveyor in 2012. She is involved in the management of a number of Highland estates as well as carrying out a wide range of valuation and professional consultancy work.

Claire Wightman



Claire joined Galbraith in 2013 and qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters in 2014. She is responsible for woodland management on a number of highland estates and involved in all aspects of woodland management from harvesting to new planting.

Dougal Lindsay

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, Energy

Based in the Inverness office, Dougal is primarily involved in a wide variety of rural estate management roles, ranging from clients with lowland urban fringe properties to traditional highland sporting estates. In addition Dougal is involved with professional consultancy and valuation instructions in the Highland area. Having previously trained with and worked for Buccleuch Estates for seven years he then joined the firm in 2003 initially dealing with commercial property management.

Gregor Howitt


Building Surveying

Gregor is in charge of the Building Surveying and Architectural department in our Inverness office. He undertakes a variety of major building work from the small scale domestic property, agricultural buildings and vehicle workshops to large scale lodge refurbishments. He has been with the firm since 1985, having previously worked with Smiths Gore in the north of England.

Iain Russell


Chairman | Rural, Valuations

Iain is the Chairman of Galbraith and a member of the Rural team. Operating from both our Edinburgh and Inverness offices, Iain is also involved in wide-ranging consultancy, management and valuation work throughout our business, specialising in advising clients on a broad range of issues.

John Bound


Partner | Estate Sales, Premium Property Buying, Sales, Farm Sales

John is based in the Inverness office where he has practiced for most of his career. He is head of the Estate Agency Department in the north, specialising in the buying and selling farms, estates and country houses. He also undertakes estate management and rural valuation work.

John Pullen


Building Surveying

John joined Galbraith in 2018 as a Project Manager and is based in the Inverness Office. As a Chartered Engineer with 20 years of experience he manages large scale building construction projects and infrastructure installations throughout Scotland. John has previously managed the construction of commercial buildings, bridge and track works to support forestry operations, estate wide electrification projects and numerous hydro schemes.

Juliette Hay Dingwall

BDes. (Hons)

Building Surveying

Juliette joined the Inverness Building Surveying and Architectural Department in 2014. Her career in Architectural Design spans 12 years, predominately involved in the conservation and restoration of historic buildings at the design stage and throughout the project management.

Louise Alexander


Louise is based in the Inverness office, providing advice on all woodland management issues with a particular emphasis on Long Term Forest planning and specialist tree surveys. Louise has been working in the Highlands forestry industry for over 8 years and joined Galbraith in 2015.

Neil Wright


Associate | Rural

Neil joined Galbraith in 2011 and was based in the central belt until 2016 when he moved to our Inverness office. He has experience of managing city fringe and Highland Estates and undertakes all aspects of professional consultancy work such as negotiations and estate management, with a particular interest in fishery management and agriculture.

Nicky Archibald


Consultant | Sales

Nicky handles residential Estate Agency and property sales on the West Coast around Oban and in Argyll. Experienced in the local market, Nicky has helped several Oban based firms build their property portfolios from scratch.

Phiddy Robertson


Associate | Sales

Phiddy handles the sale of town and rural properties in Inverness and Inverness-shire. She previously worked for a national home search company and is a member of the NAEA. Phiddy joined Galbraith in 2005. She worked part-time between 2008 and 2011 to care for her young family.

Philippa Cliff

BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, Forestry, AMC Finance

Philippa has been based in the Inverness office since 2008 and undertakes estate management, rural valuation work and professional consultancy throughout the Highlands as well as heading up the firm's forestry division and being an AMC Agent.

Samantha Clyne


Sam joined Galbraith in May 2014 and is one of the key members of our Estate Agency team in Inverness. She has considerable experience in this area of work and acts as a negotiator/property assistant covering sales of residential property, farms and estates.

Sarah Hazzard



Sarah joined Galbraith in 2016 running the Lettings Department in both the Inverness and Elgin offices covering Moray and Speyside.  She is a Member of the Association of Letting Agents and a Member of the National Association of Estate Agents. She is qualified with the highest industry qualification delivered by the ARLA Propertymark.

Tim Kirkwood


Rural, Valuations, Energy

Based in our Inverness office, Tim is a member of the Rural Team, providing management services and consulting to a wide range of clients. An Honours graduate in Ecology, he has particular expertise in aquaculture work.

Willie Beattie


Willie is part of our Forestry team based in Inverness. He has been working in the forestry sector for over 30 years and has extensive experience in grant applications, new planting projects and all aspects of forest management.