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.
Chris is based in our Stirling office and leads the Rural Team in central Scotland. A specialist in urban fringe estates and involved in management and consultancy on several Scottish islands, Chris also has extensive experience in negotiating land deals with developers. These include Option Agreements and Joint Ventures. He runs his own farm in Fife.
Jamie joined Galbraith in August 2016 and is a graduate Commercial Surveyor. He graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in Economics and then went onto complete a Masters in Real Estate at Glasgow University.
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.
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.
Poppy is part of our rural team and is based in Castle Douglas. She has previously worked as assistant factor on the Isle of Bute; in our Stirling office managing a number of estates around Glasgow and with the rural team in our Edinburgh office.
Wattie heads up the Land Agency Department in the Perth office and has over 35 years experience in the Scottish rural property market. He is also involved in general practice work including property valuation and overseeing utility work.
Duncan is based within the National Farm Sales Centre, Stirling covering a wide range of rural property across the country. He also forms part of Rural Management Department and is involved in a variety of management, consultancy, and valuation work. He joined Galbraith in 2006 and qualified as a Member of RICS Rural Faculty in November 2008. A farmer’s son from the Borders, Duncan has strong connections within the farming fraternity.
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.
Kash heads up our Facilities Management Department. He previously managed the iconic Skypark building in Glasgow and prior to that was a facilities manager with BBC Scotland. Kash has an MBA and is NEBOSH qualified.
John is based in the Inverness office. He joined the Partnership of Finlayson Hughes in 1985 and is head of the Estate Agency Department in the north, specialising in the buying and selling of country houses, farms and estates. He also undertakes estate management and rural valuation work.
George joined Galbraith in 2017 and is based in the Edinburgh office. Previously he ran his own practice in Kenya focusing on the educational sector and private residential projects and worked for Knight Frank in Hungerford prior to this.
James is a member of our Rural team based in the Stirling office. Working throughout Central Scotland, he is involved in management, access and compensation, valuation, land use negotiation, as well as carrying out a wide range of professional consultancy work.
Georgie is an Assistant Forest Manager and assists with survey work, mapping, Forestry Grant Scheme applications and site supervision. She has an MSc in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh.
Simon leads Galbraith’s rural and residential sales and lettings team. He specialises in the sale, purchase and valuation of farms throughout the country. Based at the National Farm Sales Centre in our Stirling office he has over 30 years' experience in the Scottish farming industry.
Jay has been with Galbraith since 2003. She heads up the Letting Department and is a Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents providing a comprehensive service for landlords and tenants in the Perthshire area. She is qualified with the highest industry qualification delivered by the ARLA Propertymark.
Jami Caird joined Galbraith in 2006 and having worked in the Buildings Surveying and Agency departments, she now assists in the Lettings Department in the Perth office. Jami deals with telephone and online enquiries, property management, general administration and lease preparation.
Jennifer heads up residential sales in our Stirling office. She joined Galbraith in 2009 and has worked in the agency department in Perth and as Head of Residential Sales in Edinburgh. Jennifer previously worked as a Business Development Manager across the Scottish event sector and holds a first class honors degree in Business Management from Heriot Watt University.
Martin joined Galbraith in 2008 and is the partner in charge of Building Surveying. With over 20 years experience of both residential and commercial sectors of building surveying, he previously worked with CB Richard Ellis and Kilmartin Property Group. He provides the full range of building surveying services including project management, development monitoring and professional building surveying services for a wide range of clients.
Emma joined Galbraith in 2002 and heads up the Agency Department in the Perth Office covering Perthshire and Kinross-shire, specialising in sales, purchases and valuations of rural property, country houses and estates. A native of Perthshire, Emma has worked professionally for over 12 years and has a breadth of knowledge and experience in rural practice.
Bob has been closely involved in the property market around Ayrshire, Glasgow and south-west Scotland for the last 20 years. He is responsible for sales, lettings, farm sales, valuations and other residential and rural property services provided by the Ayr office.
Alistair undertakes rural valuations and is part of our rural team. He rejoined Galbraith in 2016, having previously worked with us for seven years undertaking estate management and utility work. He also spent two years working with a specialist grouse moor management company.
Rod joined Galbraith in 2003 and established the estate agency and valuation department in our then Glasgow office before returning home to Moray to open our Elgin office in 2009. He specialises in the sale and valuation of a wide range of property types in addition to other rural professional work. He runs his own farm in Moray.
Philippa has been based in the Inverness office since 2008 and is involved in the management of a number of Highland Estates. Her involvement encompasses all aspects of rural estate management including sporting, property management, agricultural, forestry, development and renewables. She also undertakes regular rural valuation work and professional consultancy within the Highlands.
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.
Marion is an Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a RICS Registered Valuer and a member of the National Association of Estate Agents. With experience in the Scottish conveyancing system, she is able to guide clients through the legal process. She has been with the firm since 2007.
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.
Sheila handles the sale of properties in the Edinburgh, the Lothians and Peeblesshire. Sheila lives in Peeblesshire with her family and has a good knowledge of the Peebles and the surrounding areas. Sheila joined Galbraith in August 2010.
Marjory began her career thirteen years ago in the Ayr office of what was then Cluttons, later to become Galbraith. She deals with property management, rent arrears, gas and electric safety checks, end of tenancies and release of tenants deposits.
Laura provides full support to the estate agency team. With a strong professional, customer service and sales background, she is first point of contact for prospective buyers and assists with the marketing of clients properties. Laura has worked for international FTSE registered companies including British Airways and Petrofac and has held senior positions within customer services and training departments.
Anneka joined Galbraith as a Land Agent in 2012 and is based in the Edinburgh office. Anneka is involved in management, consultancy and valuation work throughout Scotland and the North of England and is also involved in our renewable energy team.
Fiona is part of the Sales team in our Ayr office and a member of the National Association of Estate Agents. She has always had an interest in the property market, having worked previously in lettings, as well as buying and selling properties after upgrading and renovating them.
James has practiced in Edinburgh for most of his career advising clients on all aspects of rural estate management, residential property and commercial property investment. Specialist areas in which he practices include agricultural holdings law, the valuation of rural property, forestry, inheritance tax planning and portfolio property investment. He is a board member of Scottish Land and Estates, a partner in a family farming business in the Scottish Borders and is responsible for the firm's Borders offices.
Robert joined Galbraith in 2010 having spent over 30 years in the construction sector working for companies such as Balfour Beatty, Mowlem and design consultants. He oversees various building projects and manages the day-to-day maintenance on a number of our key client property portfolios.
Working in our commercial management department Jill is responsible for the portfolios of a number of our key commercial clients. She originally joined Galbraith’s Commercial department as a graduate from 2004-2007, returning in 2012 after a period with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Jill has MA (Hons) in Business Studies from Aberdeen University and an Msc in Property Management & Investment from Napier University, Edinburgh.
A well-established agent within the Edinburgh market, Katie is an experienced and skilled negotiator and surveyor for landlords and occupiers. Knowing and understanding the needs of small to large occupiers has allowed her to market buildings effectively on behalf of landlords.
Jamie is a Senior Planner working on a wide range of commercial, rural and renewables planning projects for our clients across Scotland. With a background as a chartered town planner, Jamie has previously worked for BayWa r.e., Inﬁnis and Terence O’Rourke Ltd.
Pamela is the Partner in charge of Commercial Property Asset Management, based in our Edinburgh office and working for clients throughout the UK. She specialises in the full range of Asset Management and Consultancy services across all the commercial sectors.
Scott joined our Premium Property Buying team in 2016. He has a strong background in the leisure industry and experience of working with high-profile clients and multinational organisations on a global scale. Scott has assisted both individuals and businesses acquire high-end property around the world.
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.
Anna has an extensive knowledge of the rural property market in Scotland. Before joining Galbraith as a Buying Agent in 2016 she spent 15 years with Savills as a Director of Rural Property where she bought, sold and valued farms and estates throughout Scotland.
Alan joined Galbraith in 2005. He carries out claims, acquisitions, land referencing, health & safety matters and utility & telecoms work. Previously he worked for Speedie Brothers as a trainee auctioneer, JE Englands as a potato fieldsman & Scottish Agricultural Industries as a sales rep.
Richard works between our Edinburgh and Stirling offices and is in charge of the commercial investment and agency division. He and his department provide a range of consultancy, agency and professional services to a wide ranging client base. In addition Richard provides planning and consultancy advice to clients on a number of large electricity transmission and renewable infrastructure projects in Scotland and England.
Scott covers the Perthshire market with a focus on Highland Perthshire and Aberfeldy. He has experience of the central London, Surrey and Berkshire property markets and also previously worked in our Elgin office covering Moray and the Cairngorm National Park. Scott is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents, Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents and is working towards membership of the RICS.
Ian heads up our brokerage department and offers expert guidance on subsidies and the new Basic Payment Scheme. He also undertakes farm sales and acquisitions, farm consultancy, valuations and compensation claims.
Lucie joined Galbraith in 2012 and qualified in 2014. She works as a Land Agent in the Rural department at the Perth office and is involved in estate management, rural consultancy, valuation and property management work.
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.
Mungo works for the Sporting Lets department and has extensive practical experience of both Scottish and foreign fieldsports combined with a background in commercial property. Mungo specialises in sporting lettings with an active input in all matters pertaining to Scottish sport.
Alex has been an active surveyor and estate agent in the Scottish Borders since 1992, initially with John Sale. He manages Galbraith’s busy Kelso office and also handles residential valuation and agency work for the Galashiels office. Alex is a RICS Registered Valuer.
William joined Galbraith in 2007 as the Factor for Islay Estates. In 2016 he was appointed as the Factor at Glamis where he now manages the varied portfolio that makes up Strathmore Estates. This includes residential, commercial and agricultural tenancies, sporting lets, forestry as well as a large in-hand farm and Glamis Castle.
Calum is responsible for the Galbraith’s Energy Department which serves a diverse range of clients from major plc utility companies to private individuals looking to benefit from renewable energy incentives. He is a recognised expert on sporting rates.
Calum is principally based in our Perth office and in addition to attending to energy matters he heads up the Commercial Property Department within this office. The department provides a range of agency, consultancy and professional services to private clients across the various commercial property sectors.
Judy has worked in the Lettings Department of our Ayr office for six years, having previously worked for Donalds Chartered Surveyors for nine years. Judy deals with changeovers of tenancies, processes all invoices and assists with arranging repairs and viewings.
Jennifer joined the Edinburgh office in 2016 and is currently completing her APC training. She is involved in the management of a number of estates around Edinburgh and the Borders as well as assisting with a wide range of valuation and professional consultancy work.
Judith is based in the Ayr office and has worked in property sales for over 10 years. She joined Galbraith in 2012 and is involved in the sale of residential property including country houses and farms.
Yvonne joined the Galashiels office in 2013. She is responsible for the application process from referencing checks to lease signing and liaises between prospective tenants and landlords. She also deals with rent arrears and the remarketing of let properties.
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.
Toby works in the Energy Team, primarily in Wayleaving and Consents for the utilities department. He is currently undertaking a postgraduate diploma in surveying with the College of Estate Management with a view to sitting his APC within the next couple of years.
Geoff is the Letting Manager in our Cupar office. He started working in Estate Management in 2006 after completing a Masters in Land Economy at Aberdeen University and has gained a vast amount of experience in rural lettings through the managing of estates across Aberdeenshire.
Annie joined Galbraith in February 2014 and completed her APC in November 2016. She is part of the Rural team based in the Perth office and carries out a variety of management and compensation work as well as other professional consultancy work and 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.
Harry is part of the rural management team in Galashiels and is involved in the sale and valuation of farms and country property. He is also involved with our renewable energy team, primarily covering wind together with other alternative energy projects.
Niall sells country houses, farms and estates and undertakes valuation work across Argyll and the Isles. In additional to his consultancy role with Galbraith he is the owner of Torrisdale Estate, Carradale, where he resides.
A founding partner of the former Hayes Macfarlane, Andrew is a consultant based at our Aberdeen Office. He has considerable experience with all aspects of farm management including Landlord & Tenant matters and farm subsidy schemes. Andrew is a Fellow of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants.
Maggie has worked in lettings for over 12 years and joined Galbraith in 2010. She is the receptionist in the Ayr office and deals with lettings enquiries, arranges viewings and keeps in touch with landlords providing them with feedback on the viewings of their properties.
Nick carries out the full scope of wayleave work including securing wayleave permissions and any statutory consents for new electricity cable and/or Tower routes, refurbishment and replacement of existing Towers, crop compensation claims and GIS related mapping services. He also carries out valuations of agricultural land and property.
Rachel joined Galbraith as a Land Agent in 2014 and is based in the Cupar office. Rachel is involved in management and telecommunications as well as carrying out a wide range of valuation and professional consultancy work.
Samantha has worked with Galbraith in our Ayr since 2013 and has 10 years experience of working in Lettings. She is responsible for the day to day running of the Lettings Department, visiting prospective landlords, lease preparation and is the liaison between prospective tenants and landlords.
Pam is Chief Executive of Galbraith and is part of the firm's Commercial team. Based in the Edinburgh office she has over 30 years' experience of commercial property specialising in asset management and development for a wide range of clients. She has the breadth of experience to take projects from conception through to completion.
Robert leads Sporting Lets - Galbraith's sporting letting department - from the Perth Office. He has been principally involved in property and fieldsports for over 25 years. Robert specialises in sporting lettings, with an active input into the sales and management of sporting estates.
Mike runs the Cupar Office and is Head of the Energy Division. He carries out a range of professional and management work on rural properties in central Scotland and the North of England. Mike also is a specialist in telecommunications, wind farm and pipeline work.
Hamish runs the Forestry Department in our Perth office providing all aspects of forest management, grant applications and valuations. Hamish started working for Galbraith in Inverness in 1994 and moved to Perth in 2002. Hamish previously spent seven years as the resident forestry manager on Alvie Estate in Speyside.
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 and an associate member of Institute of Paralegals. Phiddy joined Galbraith in 2005. She worked part-time between 2008 and 2011 to care for her young family.
Iain works from the Inverness and Edinburgh offices and is involved in wide-ranging management; consultancy and valuation work throughout Scotland. He has worked in central Scotland, south east England, overseas and London. The Chairman of Galbraith, Iain also heads up our Rural team.
Will joined Galbraith in 2017 as an associate in the commercial investment team. He has 10 years experience advising institutional investors, banks, property companies and private investors across a range of assets. Will is one of the most active investment agents within the Scottish industrial market.
Paul works primarily with clients in central and southern Scotland. With 17 years experience, he has successfully planned and implemented timber harvesting and woodland establishment operations in a wide range of scenarios including mixed estates, upland plantations and native woodlands. He joined the forestry department in 2015.
Peter joined Galbraith in 2010 when he returned to Scotland after working for GVA Grimley in London. He predominantly undertakes commercial projects and professional work throughout Scotland and England. With a working knowledge of rural property through his family farm in the Borders, Peter also covers some rural and residential Building Surveying work.
Colin has considerable expertise in a wide range of rural topics including farm and estate management, valuation and agricultural law matters. He is a member of the Rural, Valuation and Dispute Resolution Faculties of the RICS and acts regularly as an expert witness. In addition to an in-depth knowledge of agriculture, Colin has experience and an interest in sporting matters and is involved in the management of agricultural and sporting properties. Colin has qualifications in agriculture and is a rural Chartered Surveyor.
Deirdre joined Galbraith in January 2013. Her expertise lies in management of traditional rural estates, with a particular interest in sporting enterprises. Deirdre belongs to Inverness-shire, where her parents farm.
Primarily based within the Agency department in Perth, Richard joined what was then Hayes McFarlane in 2011 after completing a BA in Rural Business Management at the Scottish Agricultural College in Aberdeen. Prior to this he attended Harper Adams University College where he studied Rural Enterprise and Land Management as well as spending a placement year working for a firm of surveyors in Ayrshire. Richard is currently working towards gaining chartered status in rural surveying.
Tom is highly experienced in agricultural matters; sporting and landed estate management and rural property issues including estate agency, valuation compensation and managing contract farming agreements. A member of the Rural Arbitration and Valuation Nomination Committee he also undertakes expert witness functions. Tom has qualifications in agriculture and is a rural Chartered Surveyor and qualified Arbiter.
Harry is involved in a wide range of commercial property including: commercial and development land agency; new build agency; valuations; professional and planning work throughout Scotland. He joined Galbraith in April having previously worked in commercial property in London and residential agency in Scotland.
Gareth joined Galbraith in 2012 and is part of the Rural Team based in Edinburgh. He undertakes a wide-range of management, consultancy and valuation work and is a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers as well as a RICS Registered Valuer.
James joined Galbraith in 2014 and is a member of the Stirling Building Surveying Team. With 5 years’ experience in both residential and commercial sectors of building surveying, he has worked at GLM and Thomas and Adamson.
Robert is partner in charge of rural valuations and AMC agency. He is a qualified Auctioneer and Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years working experience in both the rural and commercial property sectors. A past council member of SAAVA and IAAS, he lives and farms in Central Scotland.
Jamie joined Galbraith in 2017 and is a partner in the Commercial Investment Team. He has an in depth knowledge of the UK commercial property investment market and has been involved in numerous significant transactions throughout his career. He has a strong track record as a multi-sector advisor, dealing with individual assets and portfolios throughout the UK.
Lewis is a graduate Building Surveyor based in our Edinburgh office and enrolled on the RICS building surveying pathway. He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in 2012 and worked for Amey surveying railway infrastructure before joining Galbraith in July 2015.
Mike is based in our Galashiels office and is mainly involved in estate management throughout East Lothian, the Borders and Lanarkshire. Mike is a farmer's son and has been with Galbraith for in excess of 25 years.
Susan is the lettings manager in the Scottish Borders providing a comprehensive service for landlords and tenants. She has 11 years agency experience and is qualified with the highest industry qualification delivered by the Association of Residential Letting Agents’ (ARLA) Propertymark.
Robert joined Galbraith in January 2017 as a graduate Building Surveyor. He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in May 2016 and is working towards his full RICS membership by undertaking the Assessment of Professional Competence.
Dominic has worked as an estate agent since 2000 and covers residential and rural sales in Fife and Angus. Dominic was educated at Dundee High School and St Andrews University and completed a Masters in Land Economy at Aberdeen University in 1999. Prior to this he was involved in his family's farming and holiday home business in North-East Fife.
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.
Alice joined Galbraith in 2017 and works as a Land Agent within the Rural Department of our Ayr Office. Working throughout south west Scotland, she is involved in valuation, property management and utility work as well as carrying out a wide range of professional rural consultancy work.
Vivien is based in the Ayr office and joined Galbraith in 2003. She is a fully qualified member of the National Association of Estate Agents and works in the agency department specialising in the sale of residential and rural properties.