Bell Ingram announces string of senior promotions with Rob Whitson stepping up to Executive Board

Bell Ingram announces string of senior promotions with Rob Whitson stepping up to Executive Board

Independent land and property specialists Bell Ingram have announced a raft of senior promotions, with Head of Land Management Rob Whitson stepping up to the Executive Board.

Rob will work closely with Managing Partner Mark Mitchell and Executive Board members Neal Salomon, Gordon Thoms, Geoff Brown, Iain Cram, Steve Parlett, Malcolm Taylor, Mike Thompson and Derek Tyson to set strategic direction for the business, overseeing land management across a wide range of Bell Ingram clients.

Mark Mitchell, Managing Partner, says: “Rob’s well-deserved promotion follows his adept management of many of our top tier clients. During his career at Bell Ingram, Rob has proven to be a fantastic mentor and manager to staff members, and his calm focus has proven invaluable to clients no matter the challenge.”

Elsewhere, the company has made a string of promotions across its 10 UK offices. Planning Consultant Catherine Newton (Perth), Architect Murray Fleming, Land Agents Catherine Lawson and Alex Morrison (both Forfar) and Compliance Manager Sam McDonald (Perth) have been promoted to Senior Associate.

Meanwhile Land Agent Gregor Dalziell (Ayr), HR Manager Kirsty Watson, Land Agent Borzo Taheri (Northwich), Land Agent Waldo Serfontein (Morpeth), Digital Marketing Manager Eleanor Mackay, Finance Partner’s Assistant Sheona Ross (both Perth) and Senior Architectural Technician Scott Ramsay (Forfar) all become Associates.

Mark Mitchell, Managing Partner, adds: “All these colleagues have played a crucial role in our firm’s continued growth. These well-deserved promotions demonstrate the depth of talent and experience within Bell Ingram, and I’d like to offer a heartfelt congratulations to each of them and look forward to their continued success within the firm.”

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Rob Whitson

Rob Whitson

Partner, MRICS
Rural Land Management
Tel: 01463 717 799

About: Rob is Bell Ingram’s partner in charge of the Beauly office. He specialises in the management of rural properties for a range of private clients across the Highlands. This has included a number of significant and high profile sporting estates. For Land Management clients, Rob has worked on the negotiation of purchase/sale, servitude rights and renewable energy developments. He provides specialist management advice over a wide range of sporting estates particularly in relation to red deer stalking and salmon fisheries. Rob has enjoyed a long involvement with a number of district salmon fishery boards across the Highlands, and is a trustee of the Cromarty Firth Fishery Trust. He is Chair of the Highland Region for Scottish Land & Estates and also leads on valuations of commercial and rural property throughout Scotland in accordance with the RICS appraisal and valuation standards. Interests: Private Estate Management, Rural Land Management, Sporting Management, Valuations.

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