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 have been a riparian owner at Loch Rannoch since 2005. I spent 30 years working in the fund management industry and remain a director of two investment trusts. I am a keen walker and spend many happy hours enjoying the hills and woods around Rannoch.
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.
Eleonore has been living around Loch Rannoch since 2015 before becoming a riparian owner with her husband in 2021. With 30 years of experience in the financial industry as an economist, researcher and financial asset manager, she is an active entrepreneur in the finance, hospitality and veterinary sectors. Brought up in the countryside in the Cognac region of France, Eleonore has always been passionate about nature and is a strong advocate of wildlife management and conservation.
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.
After studying zoology, specialising in entomology, at Portsmouth and Glasgow Universities, my research at the Natural History Museum in London led to a PhD with Imperial College. I taught biology, geology and computer studies at Rannoch School, Wrekin College and Pitlochry High School before retiring and serving with the British Trust for Ornithology as Regional Officer for Perthshire. In 2007 I joined the Highland Perthshire Communities Land Trust at Dùn Coillich as a Trustee, then as Chairman and am now a Life Member and volunteer.
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