Meet the judges

Our ALBAS are judged by an independent panel with expertise in a range of industries across our sector:

  • David Knott is Curator of Living Collections, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • Jennifer Allison is HR & Training Services Manager for Bakkafrost Scotland.
  • Jimmy McLean is now a smallholder after a career in agricultural banking. He is a vice-president of RHASS and a trustee of RSABI
  • Keith Redpath is a farmer from Kelso, Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies and former chair of the CARAS Scottish panel
  • Rebecca Dawes chairs the panel and is Agri and Rural Communicator with JCM&Co, a RSABI and Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Trustee and on the Farmstrong Scotland Committee
  • Scott Mason is Land Services Officer with Stirling Council