Andrew took up the role of Chairman in 2019. He is a rural surveyor and currently National Estates Manager for the National Trust for Scotland. Andrew is on the Rannoch Highland Gathering committee and when at home will be found playing with his young family or amongst his herd of Luing Cows.
I started my work life training to be an actuary but moved into the systems side of pensions. I had various roles involving the development and testing of pensions administration systems and associated web applications. In recent years, I have been treasurer for various clubs and societies.
Barry retired after a long career working in and for Health and Health Education in clinical, Management and Education senior/Director roles. He has held several non-executive Director/ Trustee board member roles such as a recent 4 year Director/Trustee of Lancashire Women’s Centre’s board and locally is a Director/Trustee of the Rannoch Community Trust and Vice-chair of LRCA. Barry has lived in Rannoch for nearly 5 years and was regular visitor prior to this.
Carol is married to Phil, an artist, and they now live in the Scottish Borders. After working for 20 years as a teaching assistant in a prep school in Yorkshire she took early retirement and completed a BA in Scottish Culture Studies at UHI where she achieved first class honours. Since then Carol has trained as a tour guide at two of Scotland’s most outstanding Palladian mansions, in the Borders.
A retired agronomist, I moved to Rannoch in 2002. I am a riparian owner, living on the south shore with my partner Cornelia in a log house that we built ourselves. I am passionate about nature and conservation. My particular fields of interest are freshwater ecology, and rewilding to improve impoverished habitats.
Eric Verspoor is Professor of Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation and Management at the University of Highlands and Islands and Director of the Rivers and Lochs Institute at Inverness College UHI. He train as an ecological geneticists at the University of Nottingham and in Natural Resource Management at the University of Calgary. He has 35 years’ experience working in the field of fish conservation and fisheries management in Canada, the UK and Europe, including 24 years with the Scottish Government, and has published over 150 scientific papers, books, chapters and reports in the fields of ecology, genetics and conservation. He currently also serves of the River Spey Research Committee and is Chairman of the Tay Rivers Trust.
I am the 4th generation of my family living and working in Rannoch. After a brief spell away I am now back in the Glen as Farm manager on the Dunalastair Estate.
Gordon Brown, has always lived and worked in Kinloch Rannoch, on leaving school at the age of 18 joined the family business, J & P Brown & Sons and along with his wife Anne now run the business including the local taxi firm and is one of the DRT2 (Rannoch Dial a Bus) operators. Was a member of the local volunteer Fire service for 40 years (25 as crew manager) and is Club secretary of Rannoch and District Angling Club.
Pammie Steel lives on the South Side of Loch Rannoch. She worked in the charitable and voluntary sector for many years, but now concentrates on her love of nature by walking and painting in the Rannoch area. In 2004 she published ‘The Singing Forest’ a book inspired by the Black Wood of Rannoch.
Adults, including Seniors, Students and Unemployed:
Junior (under 16) Free - permit issued marked “No Charge”
Block Permit (10 or more people) 10% reduction per permit
Own boat launch - Non-motorised boats from roadside - Free.
Please do not park in passing places. No unauthorised vehicles on private land.
Motorised boats (Max speed 12 knots Max engine 4 HP). Permits required.
Available from The Country Store, Kinloch Rannoch or Buy Permits Online