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Galbraith takes non-executive role on Buccleuch board

James GalbraithThe Duke of Buccleuch, chairman of Buccleuch, has appointed James Galbraith as a non-executive director. 

Mr Galbraith was chairman of Galbraith (formerly CKD Galbraith) the land management company, from its inception in 2003 until 2014.

He was raised near the Buccleuch family home at Bowhill where his father was, for many years, the senior estate factor. Having spent most of his career working in Edinburgh, Mr Galbraith has now returned to live in the Borders on his family’s farm at Ancrum.

He said: “My appointment as non-executive director gives me the opportunity to contribute to the decisions of the board as it addresses the challenges and opportunities now facing landed estates.”

The Duke of Buccleuch commented: “James has huge experience and sage advice to offer across the spectrum of our activities and particularly for our rural teams the input of someone who really understand the land and the complexities of rural life will be invaluable. I am absolutely delighted that our two families will be linked together once more in looking after Buccleuch.”



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