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Directors

The following people have been elected to represent NFU Scotland. Members can obtain contact details for all members of NFU Scotland's Board of Directors by phoning 0131 472 4000.

President of NFU Scotland


Martin KennedyMartin Kennedy

Lurgan Farm, Edradynate, Aberfeldy

Martin is a tenant farmer in Aberfeldy, Highland Perthshire and farms with his wife Jane and three daughters.  They have 600 ewes and 60 cows on the farm rising from 800ft to 2,500ft.  Martin served two years as Highland Perthshire Branch chair, before representing East Central region on the LFA committee in 2009.  Martin went on to be Vice-Chair before chairing the committee for three years.  He was elected Vice-President in 2017 and elected as President in 2021.



Vice-Presidents of NFU Scotland

Martin KennedyAndrew Connon

Andrew Connon runs a commercial sheep flock and also assists on the family farm next door focused on finishing cattle, sheep and grain He also does some contract commercial work. He is also a Director of Livestock Health Scotland. He is married to Pauline whilst son Andrew, 25 and daughter Sarah, 22, are both employed on neighbouring farms. Andrew is a long-standing member of NFU Scotland New Deer Branch and a former Branch Chair. He represented the North East Regional Board for several years and was elected Vice-Chair (2017) and Chair (2020). In February 2021, Andrew was elected NFU Scotland Vice-President and re-elected Feb 23 and Feb 24.




Charlie AdamAlasdair Macnab

Kildun Farm, Dingwall, Ross-shire

Alasdair Macnab farms at Kildun, Dingwall with his wife Gill running a well-known pedigree Limousin herd, growing malting barley and hay.  He worked in a vet practice in Ross-shire for 11 years, then joined the Government vet service in Inverness. His farming career started on his late uncle’s dairy farm at Humberston, Dingwall (now Dingwall Auction Mart) working with dairy, sheep and cereals. He was a crofter breeding cattle and sheep near Strathpeffer for over ten years before buying Kildun from his mother in 2005. Alasdair has been a member of NFU Scotland for over thirty years.





Other Directors of NFU Scotland

Treasurer – Rupert Shaw, Gledpark, Borgue 

Regional Board Chairs

Argyll & The Islands Duncan Macalister, Glenacardoch Farm, Tarbert

Ayrshire – John Kerr, Woodhead Farm, Newmilns, Ayrshire  

Dumfries & Galloway – Stewart Wyllie, Hannah Farm, Cummertrees, Annan, Dumfriesshire

East Central – Robert Bell, Levenview, Westhall Farm, Milnathort, Kinross

Forth & Clyde – Mark Donald, Rhynaclach, Port of Menteith, Stirling 

Highland – Mark McCallum, St. Martins Farm, Culbokie, Dingwall, Highland

Lothian & Borders – James Playfair-Hannay, Morebattle Tofts, Morebattle, Roxburghshire

North East – Kevin Gilbert, Womblehill, Kintore, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

Orkney & Shetland – Colin Flett, North Moa, Rendall, Orkney

Orkney & Shetland - Cecil Eunson, Griesta Farm, Griesta, Tingwall

Committee Chairs

Combinable Crops – Jack Stevenson, Brangan Farm, Boyndie, Banff, Aberdeenshire

Environment & Land Use – Peter Douglas, Ruletownhead Farm, Hawick, Roxburghshire

Legal & Technical – Gordon McKilligan, Headtown of Ord, Cornhill, Banff

Less Favoured Areas – Peter Kennedy, Kilbridemore, Glendaruel, Argyll 

Livestock – Hugh Fraser, Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, Inverness

Milk – Bruce Mackie, Middletom Farm, Middleton of Rora, Longside, Peterhead

Pigs & Poultry – Robert Thompson, Orchardbank Business Park, Orchardbank Industrial Estate, Forfar

Pigs & Poultry - Jamie Wyllie, Ruchlaw Mains, Stenton, Dunbar

Specialist Crops – Iain Brown, Easter Grangemuir Farm, Pittenweem, Anstruther, Fife

Next Generation - Ben McClymont, The Garden Cottage, Saughland Farm, Pathhead, Midlothian


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