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.

Denis Torley



Denis has over 20 years of professional experience in forestry in Scotland, in both the private and regulatory sector. He has a wealth of experience in the appraisal of forests for commercial investment and amenity, and is heavily involved in woodland creation for clients, as well as overseeing the planning and management of harvesting contracts. Denis is an experienced negotiator in relation to EIA conditions, mitigation arrangements, and legal agreements for a range of forestry and renewables activities.

Dougal Lindsay

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Partner | Rural, Energy, Valuations

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.

Iain Russell


Chairman | Rural, Valuations

Iain Russell is Chairman of Galbraith. Based in our Edinburgh office Iain provides wide-ranging consultancy, management and valuation advice throughout our business and specialises in advising clients including estates, farms, private companies and individuals on a broad range of strategic issues.

John Bound


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

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


Associate | Forestry

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.

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

Consultant | Rural

Philippa has been based in the Inverness office since 2008 and undertakes estate management and professional consultancy throughout the Highlands.

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


Partner | Rural, Energy, Valuations

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.

Trini Graham-Stewart


Trini joined Galbraith in August 2015 and is one of the key members of our Estate Agency team in Inverness. She acts as a negotiator covering sales of residential property, farms and estates.

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.