Galbraith is Scotland’s leading independent property consultancy, with expertise across a broad spectrum of property related services.

Our People - Meet the Team

Galbraith have a fantastic group of talented people working for them. See our experts here who will be happy to discuss your needs.

Alan Hendry

Rural

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.

Alice Wilson

BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS FAAV

Rural, Valuations

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.

Alistair Christie

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Senior Associate | Rural, Valuations, AMC Finance

Alistair undertakes rural valuations and AMC Agency through our Stirling office. Having been brought up on a dairy and sheep farm in Central Scotland, he has a sound knowledge of agriculture and business. Alistair has specialised in sporting estate management as well as agriculture throughout his career.

Annie Lane

MRICS

Rural

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.

Bob Cherry

BSc MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, Lettings, Sales, Estate Sales, Farm Sales

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.

Bruce Gillan

BA (Hons) MLE

Rural

Bruce is based in our Stirling office and works within the Rural Management Team covering Estates across central Scotland and Argyll. Having been brought up on an mixed arable farm in North East Fife, he has a strong understanding of agriculture and business. Bruce joined from Argyll Estates and also has in depth experience with negotiating wayleaves and utility projects.

Charlotte Maclean

BSc (Hons) MLE MRICS

Senior Associate | Rural, Valuations

Charlotte joined Galbraith in August 2013. Based in the Stirling office she works in rural management primarily at Caledonian Estate, north of Glasgow and Elderslie Estate in Renfrewshire.

Chris Addison-Scott

MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations

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.

Christian Wroe

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Rural

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.

Colin Stewart

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, AMC Finance, Farm Sales

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.

Daniel Campanile

Associate | Rural, Commercial, Energy

Daniel is based in our Stirling office and works closely with colleagues to provides mapping and GIS expertise to our clients.

David Corrie

MA Hons Dipsurv MRICS

Senior Associate | Rural, Valuations, Sales

David’s primary responsibility is for sales and valuation work in Dumfries and Galloway, with over fifteen of experience in sales and valuation work in a wide range of property types.

Deirdre Stewart

BSc Dip LM MRICS

Associate | Rural

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.

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.

Duncan Barrie

MA (Hons) MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, Farm Sales

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.

Gareth Taylor

MRICS

Rural, Valuations

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.

Gilda Walsh

Bsc (Hons)MLE MRICS

Rural, Valuations

Gilda joined Galbraith in 2015 and is part of the Rural Team based in Ayr. She carries out a variety of management work, assists with a range of professional and rural consultancy work.

Harry Lukas

MRICS

Consultant | Rural, Valuations, Energy, Sales

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.

Iain Russell

BLE FRICS

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.

Ian Hope

BSc PGDip MRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, AMC Finance, Farm Sales

Ian is Head of the Galbraith Rural Department which serves a diverse range of clients from major companies to private individuals seeking advice and management of their rural properties.  He carries out a range of professional work across the country, providing farm and estate consultancy, valuations and management of contract farming agreements. As well as being an AMC Agent, he also carries out farm and estate sales throughout Scotland.

Isla King

BA (Hons) MRICS

Rural

Isla joined Galbraith in September 2016 based in the Aberdeen office working within the rural team and qualified as a chartered surveyor in November 2018. She is involved in sales and valuation work along with rural consultancy and property management

Jack Marshall

BA (Hons)

Rural, Sales

Jack is based in the Castle Douglas office and works within both the Rural, and Residential Sales teams. Having been brought up on a dairy farm in South West Scotland, he has a good understanding of agriculture and business. He is working towards his APC and is involved in property sales and lettings across Dumfries and Galloway, as well as assisting with a wide range of valuation and professional consultancy work.

James Bowie

MA(Hons) PgDip MRICS

Rural, Valuations

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.

James Galbraith

MRICS

Consultant Partner | Rural, Valuations

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 partner in a family farming business in the Scottish Borders and is responsible for the firm's Borders offices.

Jennifer Jeffrey

Ba (Hons) MRICS

Rural

Jennifer joined the Edinburgh office in 2016 after graduating from Scotland's Rural College with a First Class Honours Degree in Rural Business Management. She qualified as a Chartered Rural Surveyor in October 2018. She is involved in a wide range of valuation and professional consultancy across the Scottish Borders and Lothians as well as assisting with estate management.

Lucie Howatson

BSc (Hons) MLE MRICS

Associate | Rural, Valuations

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.

Mike Reid

BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

Partner | Rural, Valuations, Energy

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.

Mike Thompson

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Senior Associate | Rural, Valuations

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.

Neil Wright

MA (Hons) MRICS

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.

Nick Morgan

MA (Hons) MRICS

Associate | Rural, Valuations, Energy

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.

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.

Poppy Baggott

MA (Hons) MSc MRICS

Associate | Rural

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.

Rachel Russell

BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS

Associate | Rural, Valuations

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.

Richard Haggart

BLE (Hons) MRICS

Rural, Valuations

Richard joined the Rural department of Galbraith in 2016. Based in the Perth Office, Richard is involved in carrying out valuation work, agricultural consultancy and management work.

Richard Stewart

Rural, Sales

Richard joined Galbraith in 2013 after the merger with Hayes MacFarlane and has a thorough understanding of the Scottish property market, with particular focus on the rural property and land market in Perthshire and Angus. Richard can therefore offer clients sound and professional advice relating to a wide range of property matters.

Robert Taylor

MRICS FIA (Scot)

Partner | Rural, Valuations, AMC Finance

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.

Tim Kirkwood

BSC MRICS

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.

Tom Stewart

MRCIS ACI Arb

Partner | Rural, Valuations, Energy, Farm Sales

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.

Wattie Barbour

BLE FRICS

Partner | Rural, Valuations, AMC Finance

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.