As Head of Agriculture, Adrian has responsibility for strategy and investment across Buccleuch’s extensive portfolio of farms, representing one of the largest privately-owned land holdings in the UK, extending to some 80,000 hectares in Southern Scotland and England. A member of Buccleuch’s Executive Committee he advises the wider Buccleuch estates in policy and estate development planning. Previously Adrian led the Barrington Park Estate farms, overseeing their transition to conservation farming, is a former manager with Velcourt and consultant with Andersons. He studied at the Royal Agricultural College School of Business and is a Fellow of the Institute of Agricultural Management. Adrian is a former speaker at TED Global and the Sustainable Food Trust.