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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rod Christie

BSc (Hons) MLE MRICS

Partner | Valuations, Sales, AMC Finance, Farm Sales

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.

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.