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Our People - Meet the Team

Athole McKillop


Partner | Rural, Forestry, Energy

Athole is a former director of Land Factor which he joined in 1986. Following the merger with Galbraith in 2019 Athole is a Partner, Chartered Forester and Head of Forestry for the firm based in our Edinburgh and Penrith Offices. Working throughout Northern England and Scotland, he carries out forestry and rural land management as well as purchase and sales of woodland and forest properties, valuations, carbon, natural capital and forestry project co-ordination. He also has interests in renewables and minerals.

Callum Woods


Chartered Rural Surveyor | Rural, Energy, Valuations

Callum joined Galbraith in May 2019 after graduating from SRUC Aberdeen and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2021. Callum is involved in estate management, utilities and telecoms, as well as carrying out a range of valuation and professional consultancy work.

Calum Innes


Partner | Energy, Commercial, Valuations

Calum’s expertise is spread across a number of the firm’s Business Streams. Having previously held responsibility for managing the firm’s Energy Department, he continues to have significant professional involvement in this sector both in terms of specialist valuation and brokerage and as an acknowledged expert providing services in dispute resolution and as an expert witness. In addition, he sits on the specialist RICS group dealing with rating and local taxation and undertakes rating consultancy throughout the country dealing with a diverse range of property subjects. Principally based in our Perth office his department provides a range of agency, consultancy and professional services to private clients in relation to commercial property and development land.

Cameron Finnie

MA (Hons) MLE

Graduate Rural Surveyor | Rural, Energy

Cameron joined Galbraith in September 2021 as a Graduate Rural Surveyor in our Cupar office, having recently completed a master’s degree in Rural Surveying and Rural Property Management at the University of Aberdeen. He is now working towards achieving his APC and will be involved in estate management as well as energy, utilities, renewables and telecommunications.

Crawford Mackay


Senior Associate | Rural, Energy, Valuations, Estate Sales

Crawford is based in the Edinburgh office and provides consultancy, management, agency and valuation advice across the rural and energy sectors. Crawford returned to Galbraith in September 2020 following a spell in London working for a major institutional landowner, where he was responsible for the asset management of their rural and mineral portfolio across the UK.

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.

Harry Lukas


Consultant | Sales, Rural, Energy, Valuations

Harry is a part time consultant with the rural management team in the Scottish Borders and has many years' experience in the sale and valuation of farms, forestry and country property. He has also been involved with our renewable energy team, primarily covering onshore wind farms together with other alternative energy projects.

Harry Stott


Partner | Sales, Energy, Commercial, Valuations

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 having previously worked in commercial property in London and residential agency in Scotland.

Hugo Remnant


Senior Associate | Rural, Energy

Hugo joined Galbraith in 2019 following our merger with Land Factor and is an Associate based in our Hexham office carrying out estate management and professional work throughout the North East of England. He has been successful in crystallising a wide range of opportunities in development, telecoms, renewable energy and the environment for his clients, and is currently a trustee of Tyne Rivers Trust.

Mike Reid


Partner | Rural, Energy, Valuations

Mike runs the Cupar Office and is Head of the Energy Division. With over 25 years experience Mike 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 compulsory purchase work.

Oliver Vincent

BSc (Hons)

Rural Surveyor | Energy

Oliver joined Galbraith in August 2021, after moving up to Scotland for his new role in the firms Energy department. He is well-motivated and knowledgeable, with five years’ surveying experience in the private environmental sector, dealing with transport and communications and other nationally significant infrastructure projects within the UK.

Pippa Ross

BSc (Hons) MARLA

Energy Assistant | Energy

Pippa joined Galbraith in 2021 as an Energy Assistant in our Perth Office. Pippa assists the Energy team with day to day Wayleave work and GIS mapping.

Rachel Russell

BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS

Partner | Rural, Energy, Valuations

Rachel joined Galbraith in 2014 where she carries out a range of professional and management work, based from the Cupar office. In addition to estate management, Rachel specialises in utilities, compensation and the valuation of rural properties.

Richard Higgins


Partner | Energy, Commercial, Valuations

Richard heads up the firms Commercial division and works between our Edinburgh and Stirling offices. He and his team provide a range of consultancy, investment, agency and professional services to a wide ranging client base throughout Scotland and the UK. In addition Richard provides planning and consultancy advice on a number of large electricity transmission and renewable infrastructure projects.

Ruth Page

Personal Assistant | Rural, Energy

Ruth returned to the Galbraith Cupar office in January 2021 as Personal Assistant to Mike Reid and also provides administrative support to the energy and rural team in Cupar. Ruth has extensive experience working in public and private sectors across Fife and Edinburgh including in criminal defence, patents and NHS Fife.

Strath Slater


Associate | Rural, Energy, Commercial

Strath joined Galbraith in 2016, having previously worked in the mineral exploration and government sectors. He is responsible for the ongoing development of the organisation’s GIS infrastructure and provision of cartography, spatial analysis and data management services to clients in the renewable energy, utilities, commercial, rural, forestry and natural capital. He is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Chartered Geographer and member of the Association for Geographic Information.

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.

Tom Stewart


Partner | Rural, Energy, Farm Sales, Valuations

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.