Alan Laidlaw is Chief Executive of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) – a registered charity with a remit to promote and protect the interests of rural Scotland.
Based at the Society’s headquarters at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Alan was appointed to the role in August 2016 after spending 11 years with the Crown Estate Scotland, latterly as Head of Property. He is a trained chartered surveyor, former director of the Oxford Farming Conference and an Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies (FRAgS).
In his spare time Alan enjoys rugby and exploring Scotland’s countryside. He lives in East Lothian with his wife and two young sons.