Our experienced team of rural specialists and support staff offer an unrivalled service to clients across the rural sector. Call us on 01573 224381 with your enquiry, or contact our professionals direct.
Andrew became a director of the company when it was founded in 1966. Having trained at the Scottish College of Agriculture, he holds a Scottish Diploma in Agriculture and a Diploma in Farm Business Organisation & Management. Andrew is a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society (FRAgs), and he specialises in the management of farms, estates, farm co-operatives and valuation work throughout Scotland.firstname.lastname@example.org 227385
Richard joined FBR in 2001 after 10 years’ post-graduate practical farm management experience. He was appointed as an FBR Director in 2006, and specialises in farm and estate management, renewables and environmental and rural surveying work. Richard is a Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and is a Registered Valuer. He holds a BSc in Agriculture from Newcastle University, as well as a postgraduate diploma in Rural Surveying from the College of Estate Management.email@example.com 227388
Stuart joined FBR in 2003 as a farm management accountant / consultant, after 8 years’ post-graduate practical and professional farm management experience with a variety of UK agribusinesses. He was appointed as an FBR Director in 2009, and specialises in all aspects of rural surveying practice, focusing on farm and estate business management. He holds a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Edinburgh, as well as a postgraduate diploma in Rural Surveying from the College of Estate Management.firstname.lastname@example.org 227386
David joined FBR in August 2009 as Financial Controller, and was appointed Director in 2011. Before joining FBR, he gained extensive experience as an accountant in a variety of sectors, including a chartered surveyors’ practice, manufacturing, construction, transportation and food production. David is highly experienced in the production of financial accounts and analytical reviews for sole proprietors, partnerships and limited companies. He also has specialist knowledge of HMRC requirements for VAT and PAYE, including Real Time Information (RTI).email@example.com 227384
Rob Forrest Rural formed a professional association with FBR Ltd in 2012 and became a Director in 2015. Rob brings extensive practical farm management experience, and is actively involved in running the family farming business. In addition, Rob has practised as an independent rural professional since the late 1990s. He holds a Diploma in Agriculture from Elmwood College, and an MSc in Management and Marketing for Rural Businesses from Plymouth University. He is also is a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society (FRAgs) and Fellow of the Association of Agricultural Valuers (FAAV). Rob focuses on all aspects of rural surveying practice, and specialises in rural valuation, utility compensation and renewable firstname.lastname@example.org 224381
Lois joined FBR in 2012 as Property Manager, bringing extensive experience in both rural and city residential property letting, management and marketing. Most recently, she worked on a large rural estate in the Scottish Borders. Professionally trained in property management, she has in-depth knowledge of the laws and regulations governing private landlords and residential lets, and specialises in providing a tailored service and guiding our clients through the letting email@example.com 224381
Sarah joined the team in January 2015 having worked in the region as a rural surveyor for over 8 years. She holds a first class honours degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management from Harper Adams University College. She qualified as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) in 2005 and is an RICS Registered Valuer. Sarah is also an elected RICS APC mentor and a member of the Scottish Association of the Agricultural Arbiters and Valuers Association (SAAVA).
Sarah has considerable experience of valuation, sale, acquisition, leasing and development of a wide range of properties including farms, land and development sites across Scotland and North East England. She has considerable knowledge of the planning process, estate management and negotiating with utility companies over developments and rights of firstname.lastname@example.org 224381
Assistant Rural Surveyor
Michael joined FBR as an assistant rural surveyor in January 2017 having previously been working with a national contract farming company at management level. Having worked in the UK and overseas, Michael has gained considerable knowledge, experience and understanding of the agricultural industry and continues to be actively involved in the family farming business in East Lothian. He holds a BSc in Agriculture from SRUC Edinburgh and will continue to widen and develop his professional experience & skills working alongside the Directors of FBR.email@example.com 224381
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